Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Microbes to KNOW

Saccharomyces Cerevisiae example bread yeast
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae characteristics fungus eukaryote unicellular
Bacillus Anthracis sickness Anthrax
Bacillus Anthracis shape and grouping streptobacillus
Bacillus Anthracis characteristics bacterium, prokaryote, gram positive, has capsule glycocaylx
Penicillium Chryosogenum characteristics fungus-mold, eukaryotic, produces penicillin (almost all antibiotics produced from microbes growing in the dirt)
Corynebacterium Diphtheria characteristics bacterium, gram positive, pleomorphic (more than one shape), causes diphtheria
Corynebacterium Diphtheria shapes O, oval, boomerang (pleomorphic)
which bacterium has a capsule glycocaylx B. anthracis
which microbe has cytoplasmic inclusions - volutin - phosphate C. diptheriae
which microbe that is gram positive produces endospore B. anthracis
Microbe that is gram negative, bacillus shaped, peritrichous E. coli
Microbe that contains some normal flora and some cause disease and bloody diarrhea E. coli
Strain O157: H7 is from what microbe E. coli
What does 0157 in E. coli stand for O-specific polysaccaride
H7 in E. coli is a protein found in flagellum
What cytoplasmic inclusion does E. coli have Glycogen granules - glucose
What bacteria are most likely to have endospores Clostridum botulinum, C. tetani, and Bacillus anthracis
Are Clostridum botulinum gram positive or gram negative Gram positive
Which microbes contain mycolic acid in their cell walls Myobacterium tuberculosis and leprae
Which microbes contain lipid cytoplasmic inclusions Myobacterium leprae and tuberculosis
What microbe causes tuberculosis Myobacterium tuberculosis
Which microbe causes leprosy Myobacterium leprae
Which microbes are NOT gram positive or gram negative/ Myobacterium tuberculosis and leprae
Fastest growing microbe E. coli generation time 20 min
Which microbes are obligate anaerobe (killed by O2) Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium tetani and Perfringes
Botox comes from protein poison produced by clostridium botulinum
Where is Clostridium botulinum and tetani found soil
What is the name of the protein poison C. tetani and C. botulinum produce tetanospanismin; botulism toxin
Which two microbes are gram negative, spirochetes, and move by axial filaments Treponena pallidum and Borellia burgdorferi
What microbe causes lime disease Borellia burgdorferi
What microbe causes syphilis Treponena pallidum
Microbe that contains volutin (phosphate) cytoplasmic inclusions corynebacterium diptheriae
Created by: jyb4evr



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards