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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Introduction What is HPV? HPV is short for human papillomavirus. There are many different types of HPV and of course, there are more than 100, in fact probably more than 200, HPV types out there. HPV is a different virus than HIV and HSV (herpes). The other thing we should …

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Bacteria Communicates – Quorum Sensing

What is Quorum Sensing One of the most important mechanisms for bacterial cell-to-cell communication and behaviour coordination under changing environments is often referred to as ‘quorum sensing’. The discovery that bacteria are able to communicate with each other changed our general perception of many single, simple organisms inhabiting our world. …

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What Is Microbiology

Definition of Microbiology Microbiology is a science that deals with the study of living organisms that cannot be seen by the naked eye, such as bacteria, protozoa, parasites, viruses and fungi. These can be seen with the aid of microscopes, which magnify objects. History Pre-microbiology, the possibility that microorganisms exist …

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Bacteria vs Virus

Introduction Bacteria and viruses are parts of medical importance microorganism. Bacteria and viruses cannot be seen by naked eyes. There are some useful and harmful bacteria, but almost all viruses are harmful to human. What is bacteria? Bacteria are single cells microorganism and found everywhere, including human’s body. Bacteria visible …

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