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.