Unseen life on Earth. an introduction to microbiology / 1, The microbial universe

The world of microorganisms is a dynamic one, and all other life forms depend on microbial metabolic activity. Recent genetic research has uncovered only about one percent of the microbes that remain to be discovered.

Corporate Author: Oregon Public Broadcasting., Baker & Simon Associates., Annenberg/CPB Project.
Other Authors: Leinfelder, Jim., Brunelle, Lynn., Booth, John., Tortora, Gerard J.
Language: English
Published: South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2000.
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Notes: Filmed on location in national laboratories, hospital operating rooms and African villages, series also features scanning electron micrographs, time-lapse photography, photomicroscopy, and fully realized computer animation linked by compelling narratives of the lives and discoveries of microbiologists.
Coordinated with "Microbiology : an introduction," 6th edition, by Tortora, Funke and Case.
Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005)
Streaming video (27 min.)
Closed-captioned.
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Summary: The world of microorganisms is a dynamic one, and all other life forms depend on microbial metabolic activity. Recent genetic research has uncovered only about one percent of the microbes that remain to be discovered.
May be used in conjunction with Telecourse Faculty Guide for Unseen Life on Earth : An Introduction to Microbiology.
Item Description: Filmed on location in national laboratories, hospital operating rooms and African villages, series also features scanning electron micrographs, time-lapse photography, photomicroscopy, and fully realized computer animation linked by compelling narratives of the lives and discoveries of microbiologists.
Coordinated with "Microbiology : an introduction," 6th edition, by Tortora, Funke and Case.
Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005)
Streaming video (27 min.)
Closed-captioned.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : digital, WMF file (329 Kbps), sd., col.
Format: Streaming video; requires Windows Media Player or equivalent.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Production Credits: Series writer, Lynn Brunelle ; series producer, John Booth.