Detailed study of bacteria, Microscopy, growth and nutrition of bacteria. Cultural,

morphological, structural and biochemical characteristics of bacteria (to include

bacterial metabolism, biosynthesis and catabolism) genetic recombination in bacteria

with emphasis on genetic engineering. Microbial enzymes. Laboratory exercises on the

culture, morphology, structure and physiology of bacteria. Effect of detergents and

antibiotics on bacteria. Bacterial classification. Chemotherapeutic agents.

Level of Study: 300 Level