BIOL 2053 Lecture 25: Actinobacteria, part 2Premium
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.transmitted through nasal secretions
.spread via blood and lymph →infect nervous
system cells and dermal macrophages
TUBERWLOID LEPROSY :Invasion of nervous system causes
boss of sensation due to nodules
LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY :Invasion of dermal skin time
+death leads to droopy skin ,loss of fingers and toes and
disfiguring nodules all over the body
TREATMENT antibiotic therapy
Aerobic bacteria that forms chains of
spores on aerial hyphae .
.Ecological and medical importance
↳Make up to dot of soil bacteria
↳Breakdown pectin ,lignin ,chitin ,latex
↳Produce tot of antimicrobial s
↳produce proteins that make them resistant to the anti microbes produced.
symbiotic association with roots
of older tree →nitrogen fixation
→ allows growth
.Can form sporangia Ileft or nodules of bacteria fright )
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