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List several ways in which microbes affectour lives.
-they have created the atmosphere, soil, and sediment

-necessary for digestion and absorption of nutrients into our bodies
fungi
steal nutrients from surrounding organisms
bacteria
found mostly in large groups, some help, some hurt
viruses
obligate intracellular parasites
algae
not harmful, make oxygen
protozoan
'first animals' plant and animal like
importance of the disproval of abiogensis
led to the germ theory of disease and koch's postulates
fracastoro
diseases spread through communicability
van leewenhoek
first to observe microorganisms
redi
meat and fly experiment that disproved abiogensis
needham
2 flask experiment(open and corked)both were cloudy --abiogensis was proven
spallanzani
3 flask experiment, disproved biogensis (but choking out the breath of God)
pasteur
bended flask experiment, disproved abiogensis, came out with the rabies vaccine
koch
kochs postulates
semmelweis
antisepsis(againist infection) washing hands between patients
lister
phenol, handwashing, asepsis (without infection)
Jenner
came out with first vaccine for smallpox
Ehrlich
discovered 'magic bullet' cured syphilis with the arsonic salvarsan
fleming
discovered penicillin
The germ theory of disease
microorganisms cause disease