GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
(S1253) MICROBIOLOGY (SS12BMI)
SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATION

December, 1979

TIME ALLOWED ANSWER 5 QUESTIONS ONLY
  1. Outline the features of a symbiotic relationship using one example as an illustration.

  2. Write briefly on two of the following:

    (a) R-factors (resistance-factors).

    (b) Bacterial viruses.

    (c) Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

  3. Give a general account of genetic transfer by means of conjugation in bacteria, e.g. Escherichia coli.

  4. Write briefly on four of the following:

    (a) Capsules.

    (b) Spore formation

    (c) The gram-negative cell-envelope.

    (d) Flagella.

    (e) Endotoxins.

  5. Outline the mechanisms whereby a bacterial cell can adapt to its environment in terms of enzyme synthesis and enzyme activity.

  6. Write briefly on three of the following:

    (a) Phagocytosis.

    (b) The secondary immune response.

    (c) Mycorrhizas.

    (d) Basidiomycetes.

  7. Write an essay on pathogenic bacteria.

ss12bmi
Author: Dr Bharat Patel <B.Patel@griffith.edu.au>
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