Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach


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1. Complete Chapter - 4 Video(s)

Micro Ch 01 Overview of Microbiolgy

This video begins with the definition of microbiology and the nature of microorganisms. It provides details for microbes and the planet and how microbes shape our planet. It also states the relation in between microbes and humans. Moreover in the end, it draws a table for the top causes of death following all the diseases.

Micro Ch 01 Cell Types and Brief History

This video gives explanation for the cellular organization comprising of bacteria, viruses etc. It describes the history for microbes highlighting the study for the role of microscope. Additionally it mentions other important figures in the history of microbiology. While it also addresses the germ theory of disease following the recent advances in microbiology.

Micro Ch 01 Macromolecules

This video examines the superstructures of life for the macromolecules. It describes its various functions and types i.e. carbohydrates, polysaccharides etc. Later, it defines the structure and diversity for other forms of carbohydrates as well. Further, it discusses the nucleic acid and its programs playing an important role in regulation.

Micro Ch 01 Taxonomy

This video determines the fundamental characteristics of cells. It discusses the naming, classification and identification of the organisms. It states the process of nomenclature connecting to a universal web of life. Later, it also describes the woese fox system of taxonomy based on domains for bacteria, archaea and eukarya.

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Chapter 01 Introduction to Microbes and Their Building Blocks - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

This video introduces us to microbes and their building blocks in elaborate detail. Moreover, it discusses the evolutionary timeline and includes mammals, humans and insects in the discussion as well. It also makes a timeline of the development of microbiology from the 1600s to today. Lastly, fundamental characteristics of cells such as eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells are also defined in this section.

2. Complete Chapter - 2 Video(s)

Micro Ch 02 Five I's (Inoculation, Incubation, Isolation, Inspection, Identification)

This video provides material on the terminologies of inoculation and incubation. It defines the physical states of media and how nutrients in the laboratory are provided. It describes the chemical content of media leading to miscellaneous media. Whereas, it explains the inspection and identification for the microbes.

Micro Ch 02 Microscopes and Staining Techniques

This video begins with the introduction to microbial size and its magnification phases. It emphasizes upon the contrast for refractive index and iris diaphragm. While it also shows how to prepare specimens for the microscope alongside of different types of staining.

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Chapter 02 Tools of the Laboratory - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

In this video, tools of studying microorganisms are discussed. It also explains what the five I's mean and what each step entails. Moreover, the primary ways to categorise media are named and defined. Examples for each of the key categories of media are provided for further clarity.

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Micro Ch 03 Bacterial Shapes and Arrangements

This video analyzes the form and function of bacteria and archaea. It defines the structure, shape and arrangements of bacterial cell.

Micro Ch 03 Prokaryotic External Structures

This video emphasizes upon the external structures and arrangement of flagella. It states fine points of flagellar function alongside of appendages for attachment and mating. Additionally it describes few specialized functions of the glycocalyx as well.

Micro Ch 03 Prokayotic Cell Envelopes

This video explains the cell envelope and the cell wall i.e, gram positive and negative. It defines the non typical cell walls together with the cytoplasmic membrane structure. Further, it discusses the differences in cell envelope structure in detail.

Micro Ch 03 Prokayotic Cytoplasm

This video builds the concept of cytoplasm for cell synthesis. It discusses bacterial chromosomes and plasmids. While it also addresses the inclusion bodies and microcompartments leading to the cytoskeleton. Moreover, it explains the medical significance of bacterial endospores as well.

Micro Ch 03 Archea

This video focuses upon the archaea reffered as the other prokaryotes. Later it draws the comparison of characteristics for three cellular domains.

Micro Ch 03 Prokayotic Classification

This video figures out the classification systems for bacteria and archaea. It follows the taxonomic scheme, species and subspecies in bacteria and archaea.

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Chapter 03 Prokaryotic Structure - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

This video discusses the structures all bacteria possess. It also describes the three major shapes of prokaryotes. For studying prokaryotic relationships and origins, the classification system is introduced. Lastly, topics such as cytoplasmic membrane and bacterial DNA are also covered in this section.

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Micro Ch 04 Eukaryotic Organelles

This video starts with the introduction to eukaryotic cells and microorganisms i.e. cilia and flagella. It defines the cytoplasmic membrane, nucleus, and golgi apparatus. In addition to this, it pays attention to the vesicles, mitochondria, and ribosomes distributed throughout the cell.

Micro Ch 04 Fungi

This video pays attention specifically on the microscopic and macroscopic fungi. It states the fungi and human diseases heading to the agricultural impact of fungi. It addresses the benefits of fungi, and fungal nutrition as well. Adjacently, it explains the asexual spore formation and sexual spore formation as well.

Micro Ch 04 Protozoa

This video overviews the harmless inhabitants of water and soil i.e. the protozoa. It mentions its forms and functions connecting to the nutritional and habitat range. Additionally it narrates the life cycles and reproduction while also focusing on some major pathogenic protozoa.

Micro Ch 04 Helminths

This video overviews the helminths and the general worm morphology. It rolls out few examples of helminths and their modes of transmission. Whereas, in the end it describes the distribution and importance of parasitic worms.

1. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

Chapter 04 Eukaryotic Structure - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

In this video, eukaryotic cells and microorganisms are explained. Moreover, it relates both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells to its history. Moreover, evidence for the theory of endosymbiosis is discussed in this section. Lastly, different types of eukaryotic microorganisms are also listed.

5. Complete Chapter - 5 Video(s)

Micro Ch 05 Intro to Viruses

This video focuses on the position of viruses on the biological spectrum. It narrates the discovery of viruses, and the vital role of viruses in evolution. While it also aims to define the properties of viruses, together with how they are classified and named.

Micro Ch 05 Viral Structure

This video relates to the general structure of viruses. It manages to explain the viral components, viral capsid and envelope. It mentions details on the nucleic acids at the core of a virus and the present varieties in it as well.

Micro Ch 05 Viral Reproduction

This video traces the modes of viral multiplication or the nature of the viral replication cycle. It discusses the process for replication and protein production. Whereas, it also adds the conception of the damage to the host cell. It relates the connection of viruses and cancer together with the viruses that infect bacteria.

Micro Ch 05 Viral Cultivation

This video provides techniques in cultivating and identifying animal viruses. It mentions how birds embryos are used or injected through the eggshell. It also explains how culture techniques are used. Additionally it also describes the detection of viral growth in culture in detail.

Micro Ch 05 Human Health and Non Viral Infectous Agents

This video describes the connection of viruses and human health. It states the treatment of animal virus infections with other noncellular infectious agents. Moreover, it addresses the satellite viruses and viroids as well.

1. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

Chapter 05 Viral Structure & Life Cycle - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

This video discusses viral structures and life cycle in detail. Moreover, it also explains what it means when viruses are described as "filterable". Topics such as cell culture techniques, detection of viral growth in culture and other noncellular infectious agents are also explained in this section.

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Micro Ch 06 Microbial Nutrients

This video is based upon the microbial nutrition being an essential nutrient. It discusses the chemical analysis of the microbila cytoplasm. It mentions what microbes eat, along with their autotrophs and heterotrophs with their energy sources.

Micro Ch 06 Cell Transport

This video explains how microbes eat and transport mechanisms. It defines the movement of water i.e. osmosis, and active transport. It discusses the phenomena of endocytosis involving the eating and drinking by cells.

Ch 06 Physical Control of Microbial Growth

This video focuses on the cardinal temperatures of a given microbial species. It involves discussion on psychrophiles, mesophiles etc. It gives explanation on how microbes process oxygen. Later, it also adds the idea of Ph for acidic and alkaline environments, leading to osmotic pressure.

Micro Ch 06 Relationships Between Microogranisms

This video focuses on other organisms in all the rarest instances. It discusses the strong partnerships for symbioses and its three main types. It also describes the biofilms for the epitome of energy in detail.

Micro Ch 06 Bacterial Growth

This video explains the study of the bacterial growth. It follows the rate and mathematics of population growth. Later it also describes the stages in the normal growth curve alongside of the practical importance of the growth curve. Further it analyzes the population size without culturing.

1. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

Chapter 06 Microbial Nutrition and Growth - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

In this video, microbial nutrition and growth are discussed. Furthermore, essentials nutrients of a bacterial cell are listed. It also differentiates between macronutrients and micronutrients in this section. Lastly, four different terms that describe an organism's sources of carbon and energy are constructed.

7. Complete Chapter - 4 Video(s)

Micro Ch 07 Enzymes and Metabolic Pathways

This video is entirely bases upon the metabolism and the role of enzymes. It explains how do enzymes work, and how it reacts with substrates. It focuses on the cofactors for supporting the work of enzymes. Additionally it defines the regulation of enzyme function leading to the direct controls on the action of enzymes.

Micro Ch 07 ATP and Redox Reactions

This video discusses the energy in cells managed in the form of chemical reactions. It explains the oxidation and reduction process, alongside of adenosine triphosphate metabolic money. Adjacently, it describes the metabolic role of ATP in detail as well.

Mirco Ch 07 Cell Respiration and Fermentation

This video carries the notion of catabolism, getting materials and energy. It also defines the krebs cycle together with the respiratory chain for the electron transport. It then describes the terminal step for the aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

Micro Ch 07 Anaobolic Pathways

This video lays the foundation of the frugality of the cell. It covers the anabolism i.e. how the macromolecules are formed. It focuses on the carbohydrate biosynthesis, amino acids and protein synthesis. It describes the assembly of the cell comprising of components, and cell division.

1. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

Chapter 07 Microbial Metabolism - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

This video talks about microbial metabolism in this chapter. Moreover, it describes the relationship among metabolism, catabolism and anabolism in detail. Topics such as aerobic respiration and glycolysis and krebs cycle are also discussed in this section.

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Micro Ch 08 Overview of Genetics and DNA Replication

This video builds the conception of genetics and genes. It addresses tha nature of genetic material and the DNA code. It narrates how the DNA is replicated. Additionally, it explains the elongation and termination of the daughter molecules as well.

Micro Ch 08 Transcription and Translation

This video focuses on the fundamental principles for transcription and translation. It addresses the three RNA's involved in translation together with the master genetic code. Moreover, it adds the expression of the comparison in between eukaryotic and bacterial transcription and translation.

Micro Ch 08 Regulation of Protein Synthesis and Lac Operon

This video pays attention to the genetic regulation of protein synthesis. It describes the cell system through genetic induction for the lactorse operon. Whereas, in the end it explains the phase variation when bacteria turn on or off a complement of genes.

Micro Ch 08 DNA Recombination Events

This video covers the phenomena of DNA recombination events. It discusses the conjugation process for the exchanging of genes. Meanwhile, it focuses on the F factor transfer through a diagram. Additionally, it leads to the capturing DNA from a solution i.e. transformation. It involves explanation on changes in traits, replacement and the intermicrobial transfer.

Micro Ch 08 Mutations

This video entails with the description on mutations following the changes in the genetic code. It addresses its categories comprising of point, missense and nonsense mutations with their effects. Later it narrates few of the positive and negative effects of mutations as well.

Micro Ch 08 Overview of Genetic Engineering

This video overviews enzymes for splicing and dicing nucleic acids. It explains the restriction endonucleases with the analysis of DNA. It then continues to describe the polymerase chain reaction and the recombinant DNA technology. Moreover, it defines the technical aspects of recombinant DNA and gene cloning.

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Chapter 08 Microbial Genetics and Genetic Engineering - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

This video discusses microbial genetics and genetic engineering in this section. Topics such as chromosomes, and categories of genes such as structural genes, regulatory genes and genotype are described. Lastly, stages of transcription are also explained for further clarity.

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Micro Ch 09 Overview of Disinfectant Techniques

This video carries the fundamental principle for controlling microorganisms. It defines the relative resistance of microbial forms, with the difference in between agents and processes. Later, it adds the conception of practical matters in microbial control. It also discusses the several factors affecting the death rate adjoining the modes of actions of antimicrobial agents.

Micro Ch 09 Physical Methods of Disinfection

This video analyzes the methods of physical control heat. It rolss out their modes of actions and relative effectiveness of heat. It describes endospores and vegetative cells heading to thermal death measurements. It focuses on the effects of cold and dessication, radiation and filtration.

Micro Ch 09 Chemical Methods of Disinfection

This video traces the model of chemical agents in microbial control. It shows how to select the microbial chemical describe show few factors affects the germicidal activity of chemicals. While it also focuses on the enzyme deactivation, detergent structure along with other antimicrobial agents.

1. Complete Chapter - 1 Video(s)

Chapter 09 Physical & Chemical Control of Microbes - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

In this video, physical and chemical control of microbes is explained. Moreover, it showcases concepts in antimicrobial control in table 9.1 and defines the terminology used. It also talks about microorganisms that are most resistant and least resistant to control measures. Lastly, it defines the suffixes "-static" and "-cidal" and all the terms associated with it.

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Chapter 10 Antimicrobial Treatment - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

This video discusses antimicrobial treatment precisely its main goal. Moreover, it identifies the sources for most commonly used antimicrobials. It also describes two methods for testing antimicrobial susceptibility. Lastly, therapeutic index and whether a high or a low index is preferable are defined in this section.

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Chapter 11 Interactions Between Microbes and Humans - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

In this video, chapter 11: Interactions between microbes and humans is discussed. Moreover, colonization, infection and disease are differentiated. It also enumerates the sites where normal biota is found in humans. Lastly, the Human Microbiome Project changing the basic understanding of normal biota is discussed in this chapter.

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Chapter 12 Host Defenses Part I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

This video discusses host defenses such as its overview and non-specific defenses in elaborate detail. Moreover, it summarizes the three lines of defense in this chapter. Topics such as physical and anatomical barriers, reticuloendothelial system are also explained in this section. Lastly, inflammatory mediators and other cytokines are presented in Table 12.2 for further concretion of the concept.

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Chapter 13 Host Defenses Part II: Specific Immunity and Immunization - Cowan - Dr. Mark Jolley

In this video, host defenses such as specific immunity and immunization are discussed. Moreover, it describes how the third line of defense is different from the other two. Additionally, four stages of a specific immune response are also listed. The role of cell markers in the immune response are discussed along with the major histocompatibility complex.