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  • Bacillus anthracis - Research project by Mickayla Cottor on this deadly bacterium, including its classification, habitat, reproduction, adaptations, nutrition and the disease it causes.
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  • Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax - Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology chapter with information on the bacterium that causes anthrax.
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  • Bacillus cereus - Information on these rod-shaped microbes and the food poisoning they can cause, with two videos from the Microbiology Video Library.
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  • Bacillus cereus Food Poisoning - Chapter from Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology with information on this bacterium that causes food poisoning.
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  • Clostridium - Information from Wikipedia on this gram-positive bacterium, its classification, pathology and commercial uses.
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  • Clostridium botulinum - Research project by Philip Strandwitz on this bacterium including its classification, habitat and geography, reproduction, adaptations, the conditions it causes and the uses of its toxin, Botox, in cosmetic surgery.
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  • Clostridium difficile - Information from Wikipedia on this bacillus, its bacteriology, role in disease, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
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  • Clostridium difficile - Research project by Jaklin Kumm at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
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  • Clostridium tetani - Research project by Brennen Unrein on this anaerobic pathogenic bacterium which causes tetanus, including its classification, nutrition, adaptation and pathology.
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  • Firmicutes - Information from Wikipedia on this division of bacteria, most of which are gram-positive, and their classification.
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  • Flesh Eating Bacteria: Streptococcus pyogenes - Peter Falk provides information on this bacterium, its classification, phylogeny, habitat, the diseases it causes and their treatment.
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  • The Genus Bacillus - Chapter from Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology with information on gram-positive aerobic endospore-forming bacteria, including members of the genus Bacillus.
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  • Lactic Acid Bacteria - Chapter from Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology on the basic biology of these bacteria and their use in the manufacture of yogurt, cheese and other fermented milks.
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  • Lactobacillus delbruekii subsp. bulgaricus - Amber Kahl provides information on this bacterium used in the production of yoghurt, its classification, life history and the processes involved in fermenting the milk.
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  • Listeria monocytogenes - Chapter from Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology with information on the bacterium that causes listeriosis, a food-borne disease.
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  • MRSA - Research project by Heidi Seubert on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus including its classification, adaptations, symptoms and treatment.
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  • Mycoplasma - Information from Wikipedia on this genus of bacteria that lack cell walls, their history, characteristics, taxonomy and phylogeny.
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  • Mycoplasma Bovis - Research project by Garrett Blumer on this bacterium that causes mastitis in cows, including its classification, habitat, reproduction, adaptations and nutrition.
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  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae - Travis Wojtowicz provides information on the organism which is a common cause for bacterial pneumonia infections, its structure and genome, and the disease it causes, its diagnosis and treatment.
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  • Pathogenic Clostridia, Including Botulism and Tetanus - Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology chapter deals with clostridia, anaerobic bacteria that cause tetanus, botulism, food poisoning, gas gangrene and antibiotic-associated diarrhea.
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  • Staphylococcus - Information on the gram-positive bacteria, Staphylococcus aurea and Staphylococcus epidermidis, and the infections they cause, with a video from the Microbiology Video Library.
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  • Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcal Disease - Chapter from Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology with information on the bacterium Staphylococcus, including MRSA.
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  • Streptococcus mutans - This bacterium causes tooth decay and Amber Allmann provides information on its classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interaction with humans.
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  • Streptococcus pneumoniae - Chapter from Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology with information on Streptococcus pneumoniae, the most common cause of lobar pneumonia.
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  • Streptomyces - Many of our antibiotics have been isolated from streptomycete species. Information and a video from the Microbiology Video Library.
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