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5 Th e disco very of penicillin. Alexander Fleming took this photograph in 1928. Th e colony of Penicillium mold acci dentally contaminated th e plate and inhibited nearby bacterial growth. Q What are some of the problem s associated with antibiotics? The Birth of Modern Chemotherapy: Dreams of a "Magic Bullet" After the relationship between microorganisms and disease was established, medical microbiologists next focused on the search for substances that could destroy pathogenic microorganisms without damaging the infected animal or human.

0 Microorganisms did not appear in the cooled solution, even after long periods, as you can see In this recent photograph of an actual flask Pasteur used In a similar expenment Q What are aseptic techniques, and how did Pasteur contribute to their development? The Golden Age of Microbiology For about 60 years, beginning with the work of Pasteur, there was an explosion of discoveries in microbiology. The period from 1857 to 1914 has been appropriately named the Golden Age of Microbiology. During this period, rapid advances, spearheaded mainly by Pasteur and Robert Koch, led to the establishment of microbiology as a science.

Archaea (cell walls, if present, lack pept idoglycan) 3. Eukarya, which includes the following: • Protists (slime molds, protozoa, and algae) • Fungi (unicellular yeasts, multicellular molds, and mushrooms) • Plants (includes mosses, ferns, conifers, and flowering plants) • Animals (includes sponges, worms, insects, and vertebrates) Classification will be discussed in more detail in Chapters 10 through 12. CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING ' " What are the three domains? 1-4 A Brief History of Microbiology LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1-5 Explam the Importance of observations made by Hooke and van Leeuwenhoek.

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