Category: Microbiology

Yersinia pestis: Introduction and morphology

Introduction Formerly known as Pasteurella pestis. Falls in family enterobacteriaceae. Discovered in Honkong in 1894 AD by Yersin and Kitasato. Important medical species are Y.pestis,...

Differences between Flagella and Pili

S.N Flagella S.N Pili 1. These are helical structures but are not straight. 1. These are non-helical structures but are straight. 2. These are long...

Auto immunity: Introduction and Mechanism

Introduction A condition resulted by the action of antibodies or immunologically competent cells. Cause structural or functional damage of the normal components of the body....

Wastewater and Sewage Treatment

The domestic sewage or liquid industrial waste that cannot be discarded in untreated form into water sources like lakes or streams due to public health,...