In this lesson, our instructor Catherine Carpenter gives an introduction on overall classification of microbes. She explains taxonomy, systematics or phylogeny, taxonomic hierarchy, the history of microbial taxonomy, using molecular techniques to classify, classification criteria, and the three domains of life.
Use of molecular techniques for classification by ribosomal RNA
Other physical, chemical, molecular and behavioral classification criteria.
Introduction to Three Domains of Life
Overall Classification of Microbes
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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