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Prions*

Explanations of the function of prions and introduction on viral pathogenesis, and oncogenic viruses. Question: What are prions?

From  tutoringcenter on December 3rd, 2014 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Animal Virus Replication Strategies

The differences between animal virus replication with a +RNA, -RNA, dsDNA and retrovirus genome. Also, the similarities and differences between latent and lysogenic, as well as prophage and provirus.…

From  tutoringcenter on November 15th, 2014 0 likes 388 plays 0  

Duration of Illness - Acute, Chronic, and Latent

The difference between acute, chronic and latent infections, including the presence or abscence of an incubation period, prodromal period, period of illness, period of decline, and convalesence. Q:…

From  tutoringcenter on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 523 plays 0  

Primary and Secondary Infections

Explanation of primary and secondary infections Questions: What is the difference between primary and secondary infections?

From  tutoringcenter on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 554 plays 0  

Course of Infectious Disease

A discussion on the incubation period, prodromal period, period of illness, period of decline and convalensence during an infectious disease. Questions: What are the different periods found during…

From  tutoringcenter on November 7th, 2014 0 likes 66 plays 0  

Microbiology Medias

Each different type of media and what they each do. Questions: What are the different types of medias?

From  tutoringcenter on October 29th, 2014 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Vaccines

An explanation of the different types of vaccines. Question: What are the different types of vaccines?

From  tutoringcenter on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Introduction to Antivirals - Acyclovir

Introductory material to antivirals, with specifics of the Acyclovir antiviral. Questions: What are the basics of antivirals, and what does Acyclovir do as an antiviral?

From  tutoringcenter on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 71 plays 0  

Chemical Methods of Control

Chemical methods of control with their target, cidal or static, broad or narrow, antisceptic of disinfectant. Questions: What are the various chemical methods of control with their target, cidal…

From  tutoringcenter on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Physical Methods of Control*

Cidal/Static, Broad/Narrow, and Target of the physical methods of control: heat, radiation, filtration, osmotic pressure. Questions: What are the various physical methods of control, and what do…

From  tutoringcenter on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Microbiology Introduction to Methods of Control

Introduction to chemical and physical methods of control. Questions: What are the different methods of control?

From  tutoringcenter on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Types of Media

Types of Media

From  tutoringcenter on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 87 plays 0  

Structures - Plasmids vs Bacterial Chromosomes

Structures - Plasmids vs Bacterial Chromosomes

From  tutoringcenter on October 27th, 2014 0 likes 252 plays 0  

Structures - Capsule, Capsid, and Endospore

Structures - Capsule, Capsid, and Endospore

From  tutoringcenter on October 27th, 2014 0 likes 313 plays 0  

Structures - Bacteria

Structures - Bacteria

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Genus and Species

The difference between Genus and Species, and how they are associated with bacteria and viruses. Questions: "What is the difference between Genus and Species, and how do we use this to name…

From  tutoringcenter on October 27th, 2014 0 likes 220 plays 0  

Phage Viruses vs. Animal Viruses

The differences and similarities of phage and animal viruses in addition to the definitions of obligate intracellular parasites and phage therapy. Questions: What are the similarities and…

From  tutoringcenter on October 17th, 2014 0 likes 1,605 plays 0  

ELISA Test Part 3

Final part of the ELISA discussion. In this video we highlight what kind of test the ELISA is, and why. Questions: How does the ELISA test work? What can you do an ELISA test on? Also, what kind of…

From  tutoringcenter on October 17th, 2014 0 likes 40 plays 0  

PCR

An explanation of how PCR works, and what it is used for. Q: What is PCR?

From  tutoringcenter on October 17th, 2014 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Mannitol Salt Agar Part 2

"The continuation of explanation of the Mannitol Salt Agar and media it belongs to " Questions: What is the Mannitol Salt Agar?

From  tutoringcenter on October 15th, 2014 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Mannitol Salt Agar Part 1

"The explanation of mannitol salt agar and what media it belongs to. " Questions: What is the Mannitol Salt Agar?

From  tutoringcenter on October 15th, 2014 0 likes 71 plays 0  

ELISA Test Part 2

Continuation of the ELISA test discussion. Questions: How does the ELISA test work? What can you do an ELISA test on?

From  tutoringcenter on October 15th, 2014 0 likes 27 plays 0  

ELISA Test Part 1

Beginning of ELISA test discussion. Questions: How does the ELISA test work? What can you do an ELISA test on?

From  tutoringcenter on October 15th, 2014 0 likes 76 plays 0  

Bacteria VS. Viruses Part 4

spikes capsid nucleic acid, envelope

From  tutoringcenter on October 13th, 2014 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Bacterial Cell Walls

The difference between gram-positive and gram-negative cell walls, including: peptidoglycan, lipid membranes, LPS, NAG and NAM sugars and tetrapeptide interbridges. Questions: How do the cell walls…

From  tutoringcenter on October 13th, 2014 0 likes 428 plays 0  

3 Domains of Life

"Domain bacteria, domain archaea, and domain eukarya with the cell types and characteristics of each. " Q: What is different about the three domains: Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya, and…

From  tutoringcenter on October 13th, 2014 0 likes 262 plays 0  

Gram Stain Part 1

Introduction of why the Gram Stain is important, and a quick review of the difference between Gram Negative and Gram Positive bacteria. Questions: Why is the gram stain important, and what does it…

From  tutoringcenter on October 8th, 2014 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Gram Stain Part 3

Continuation of the gram stain discussion; the steps of a gram stain. Also a discussion on what differential and special stains are. Questions: What are the steps in a gram stain? Also, what are…

From  tutoringcenter on October 8th, 2014 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Gram Stain Part 2

Continuation of the gram stain discussion; the steps of a gram stain. Questions: What are the steps in a gram stain?

From  tutoringcenter on October 8th, 2014 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Lytic and Lysogenic Part 2

"The continuation of the discussion concerning lytic and lysogenic cycles of bacteriophages. " Questions: What is the difference between the lytic and lysogenic cycles of phage viruses?

From  tutoringcenter on October 8th, 2014 0 likes 62 plays 0