Diversity, Benefits and Detriments of Microbes

Diversity, Benefits and Detriments of Microbes Microbiology is both a basic and an applied science. It is not a single subject! It has many areas…

Diversity, Benefits and Detriments of Microbes
Microbiology is both a basic and an applied science. It is not a single subject! It has many areas of specialization, including bacteriology, mycology (study of fungi), phycology (study of algae), virology, medical microbiology & immunology, public health, food microbiology, biotechnology, microbial genetics, and cell & molecular biology. In this assignment, we will discuss some of the various disciplines associated with microbiology and the beneficial microbes associated with them.
For your main discussion post (first post),A. You must choose from among the beneficial organisms below. B. It is required of all students to reserve their discussion topic using the following procedure: I. Click Week 1 Discussion, above, to enter the Discussion.  II. Click Create Thread and type the number and scientific name of the organism you will discuss in the subject line to reserve your topic on a first come/first serve basis according to the classroom date/time stamp. Repeat main posts on the same organism are not permitted.C. To post your main discussion you will Reply to your topic intent post.
Please choose one of the following beneficial microbes for your main discussion:1. Acetobacter aceti2. Alcanivorax borkumensis3. Arthrospira platensis4. Aspergillus niger5. Bacillus thuringiensis6. Bifidobacterium infantis7. Brettanomyces bruxellensis8. Deinococcus radiodurans9. Dunaliella salina10. Escherichia coli11. Geobacter metallireducens12. Ideonella sakaiensis13. Lactobacillus acidophilus14. Lactobacillus gasseri15. Oenococcus oeni16. Paenibacillus polymyxa17. Penicillium camemberti18. Penicillium chrysogenum19. Pseudomonas putida20. Rhizobium leguminosarum21. Saccharomyces cerevisiae22. Shewanella oneidensis23. Sinorhizobium meliloti24. Streptomyces griseus25. Synechococcus elongatus26. Thiomargarita namibiensis
D.  You must discuss your chosen organism to tell us what type of microbe it is, what helpful beneficial actions it performs and which subfield of microbiology it is involved in. You must discuss only the helpful, beneficial, positive aspects of your chosen organism for your entire main discussion.
E.  Your  discussion should be well-written, in your own words, paraphrasing from only credible academic sources. You may not directly quote from your sources, minimum elaboration on the topic of a minimum of 300 words and maximum of 400 words.
F.  You must also cite your credible academic reference sources with parenthetical in text citations, and provide full end ref information in APA 7th Edition format.
G.  Due by 11:59PM ET Friday, on any day of the week other than the days you post your two comments, to meet the minimum three day posting requirement.

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