Microbiology response to questions
1) True or False: Bacteria and Archaea will be equally susceptible to antibiotics such as penicillin. Please explain your response.
(2) True or False: A mutation in a carbohydrate biosynthesis gene could alter a bacterial cell’s ability to adhere to the surface of teeth. Please explain your response.
(3) Distinguish between cell envelope structures (<link is hidden> membranes and cell wall, etc.) in Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
(4) Give an example of a specialized structure in a bacterium and explain how it enables survival in a given environment.