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Microbiology and biotechnology in the 21st century

Jennifer A. Thomson

Microbiology and biotechnology in the 21st century

a scientific revolution?

by Jennifer A. Thomson

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Published by University of Cape Town in CapeTown .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJennifer A. Thomson.
SeriesInaugural lecture / University of Cape Town. New series -- no.141
ContributionsUniversity of Cape Town.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21899277M
ISBN 100799212156

Ron Fraser discusses this. As a result, life expectancy in the U. Raman microscopy is non-destructive and preserves the sample for further analysis. Typically, the idea was that certain forms such as fleas could arise from inanimate matter such as dust or that maggots could arise from dead flesh. The Pathogenic Ecology of Microbes Although many microorganisms are beneficial, many others are the cause of infectious diseases.

Spectral features are very sensitive to molecular structure and can be used to distinguish polymorphs and other very chemically similar materials. Today spontaneous generation is generally accepted to have been decisively dispelled during the 19th century by the experiments of Louis Pasteur. Key Terms abiogenesis: The origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation. The first part of the book presents recent developments in key enabling technologies, which are the driving force to unleash the enormous potential of algae biotechnology. Google Scholar 6. Algae offer great potential to support the building of a bio-based economy and they can contribute new solutions to some of the grand challenges of the 21st century.

Moore, G. Based on this assessment, the authors explore the great scientific, industrial and economic potential opened up by algae biotechnology. The doctrine of spontaneous generation was coherently synthesized by Aristotle, who compiled and expanded the work of prior natural philosophers and the various ancient explanations of the appearance of organisms; it held sway for two millennia. Microorganisms were neither proven, observed, nor correctly and accurately described until the 17th century. He expanded upon the investigations of predecessors, such as Francesco Redi who, in the 17th century, had performed experiments based on the same principles. Meeting preview: Fighting infection in the 21st century p.


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Bartfai, T. The use of a First Principles based approach provides value because it improves the effectiveness and efficiency of our problem solving, thereby leading to solutions that are more likely to work without unintended consequences and were created in a faster and more cost effective manner.

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