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Microbiology Semester 3 (SE Second Year) BE Biotechnology University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

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University of Mumbai Syllabus For Semester 3 (SE Second Year) Microbiology: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Semester 3 (SE Second Year). Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The University of Mumbai Semester 3 (SE Second Year) Microbiology syllabus for the academic year 2022-2023 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Semester 3 (SE Second Year) Microbiology Syllabus to learn about the subject's subjects and subtopics.

Students will discover the unit names, chapters under each unit, and subtopics under each chapter in the University of Mumbai Semester 3 (SE Second Year) Microbiology Syllabus pdf 2022-2023. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Semester 3 (SE Second Year) Microbiology in addition to this.

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100 History and Scope of Industrial Microbiology
  • Introduction: Discovery of Microbial world
  • The experiments of Pasteur; The discovery of Anaerobic Life
  • Physiological significance of Fermentation; Pasteur and Fermentation
  • The Era of discovery of Antibiotics; Growth of Industrial fermentation
200 Classification of Micro Organisms

1. Types and general characteristics of microorganisms:-

  • BacteriaArchaebacteria, Actinomycetes, Rickettsia, Mycoplasma, Chlamydia
  • Fungi – Molds and yeasts
  • Algae
  • Protozoa
  • Viruses

2. The classification of bacteria Species:-

  • The unit of classification,
  • New approaches to bacterial taxonomy,
  • Bacterial taxonomy the problems of taxonomic arrangements,
  • Bacterial phylogeny.
  • Aerobic and Anaerobic cultures
300 Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases, Bacterial, Fungal, Protozoal, Viral Diseases;
  • Bacterial invasion and colonization
  • Bacterial toxins- types and mode of action
400 Microbial Nutrition
  • Nutritional requirements of microorganisms
  • Different types of media- Synthetic media, complex media Selective media, differential media, enrichment media.
500 Microbial Growth
  • Introduction: phases of growth
  • Growth curve
  • Kinetics of growth
  • Measurement of growth
  • Continuous & batch culture
  • Synchrony
  • Chemostat & turbidostat.
  • Effects of solutes ,temperature ,ion concentration, oxygen, hydrostatic pressure ,heavy metal ions, and UV light on microbial growth
600 Microbiological Techniques
  • Sterilization and disinfection techniques,
  • Principles and methods of sterilization.
  • Physical methods - autoclave, hot-air oven, pressure cooker, laminar air flow, filter sterilization.
  • Radiation methods – UV rays, gamma rays, ultrasonic methods.
  • Chemical methods - Use of alcohols, aldehydes, fumigants, phenols, halogens and hypochlorites.
  • Phenol coefficient.
  • Isolation of pure culture techniques - Enrichment culturing, dilutionplating, streak- plate, spread-plate and micromanipulator.
  • Preservation of microbial cultures - sub culturing, overlaying cultures with mineral oils, lyophilization, sand cultures, storage at low temperature.
700 Antimicrobial Therapy
  • Antimicrobial sensitivity tests.
  • Agents used in treating infection:- Antibacterial, antiviral, anti retroviral, antifungal, anti-protozoan & anti helminthes.
  • Resistance mechanism
800 Water and Soil Microbiology

1. Microbiological analysis of water purity:-

  • sanitary tests for coliforms (presumptive test, confirmed test, competed test),
  • MPN test,
  • defined substrate test,
  • IMVIC test.

2.Soil microbiology:-

  • soil as a habitat for microorganisms,
  • physico chemical properties of soil,
  • microbial community in soil,
  • role of microorganisms in organic matter decomposition
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