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MCB 204

Basic Mycology

Introduction: general concepts – Fungi; Molds; Yeasts; Characteristics of fungi; Fungi morphology – single-celled; multicellular; dimorphism; structure – composition of cell walls, plasma membranes, and microtubules; Physiology – heterotrophics, aerobics, anaerobics, Lysine synthesis; Growth- reproduction and propagules – Asexual spores/ conidia; Sexual spores-oospores, ascospores, zygospores; classification; distribution: Terrestrial fungi, aquatic fungi; fungi of medical importance; Fungi of food and industrial importance; Basic mycological methods: fungal culture methods; staining techniques; microscopy of fungi, Ecology of fungi.

Course Code
MCB 204
Department
Genetics & Biotech, Microbiology & Brewing
Campus
Sumas University
Level
200 Level, Undergraduate
Instructor
Sumas University Lecturer
Semester
Second Semester
Credit
2 Units
Method
Lecture