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Lecture 25

BIOL 2053 Lecture 25: Actinobacteria, part 2Premium

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Department
Biology
Course Code
BIOL 2053
Professor
Todd Smith
Lecture
25

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LEPROSY
Mycobacterium Ieprae
.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
Streptomyces Species
.
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
,agar .
Produce tot of antimicrobial s
produce proteins that make them resistant to the anti microbes produced.
Frankie alni
.
symbiotic association with roots
of older tree nitrogen fixation
allows growth
in nutrient
-
poor soils
.Can form sporangia Ileft or nodules of bacteria fright )
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