BT3352 Syllabus - Microbiology - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BT3352 Syllabus - Microbiology - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BT3352

MICROBIOLOGY

 LTPC

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To introduce students to the principles of Microbiology to emphasize structure and biochemical aspects of various microbes.
• To solve the problems in microbial infection and their control.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

9

Basics of microbial existence; history of microbiology, classification and nomenclature of microorganisms, microscopic examination of microorganisms, light and electron microscopy; principles of different staining techniques like gram staining, acid fast, capsular staining, flagellar staining.

UNIT II

MICROBES- STRUCTURE AND MULTIPLICATION

9

Structural organization and multiplication of bacteria, viruses, algae and fungi, with special mention of life history of actinomycetes, yeast, mycoplasma and bacteriophages.


UNIT III

MICROBIAL NUTRITION, GROWTH AND METABOLISM

9

Nutritional requirements of bacteria; different media used for bacterial culture; growth curve and different methods to quantify bacterial growth; aerobic and anaerobic bioenergetics and utilization of energy for biosynthesis of important molecules.

UNIT IV

CONTROL OF MICROORGANISMS

9

Physical and chemical control of microorganisms; host-microbe interactions; anti-bacterial, antifungal and anti-viral agents; mode of action and resistance to antibiotics; clinically important microorganisms.

UNIT V

INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY

9

Primary metabolites; secondary metabolites and their applications; preservation of food;production of penicillin, alcohol, vitamin B-12; biogas; bioremediation; leaching of ores by microorganisms; biofertilizers and biopesticides; microorganisms and pollution control; biosensors

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Pelczar MJ, Chan ECS and Krein NR, Microbiology, Tata McGraw Hill Edition, New Delhi, India,2009.
2. Prescott L.M., Harley J.P., Klein DA, Microbiology, 3rd Edition, Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1996.

REFERENCES:
1. Black, Text book of microbiology. Freeman Publishers,2016.
2. Talaron K, Talaron A, Casita, Pelczar and Reid. Foundations in Microbiology, W.C. Brown Publishers, 1993.
3. Ananthanarayan, CK Jayaram Panikars. Text book of Microbiology, 2005, Orient Blackswan Publishers.

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