Microbiology Workshop

INTRODUCING MICROBES

Micro-organisms (microbes) ARE

  • small - need a microscope to see them
  • one cell

Micro-organisms HAVE

  • functional complexity - all functions for life occur within a single cell

Micro-organisms REQUIRE

  • moist conditions - small volume to large surface area ratio



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