Micro-organisms

Leon of House Crook
Mind Map by Leon of House Crook, updated more than 1 year ago
Leon of House Crook
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GCSE Biology Mind Map on Micro-organisms, created by Leon of House Crook on 05/22/2014.

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Micro-organisms
1 Fungi
1.1 Can be large or small
1.2 Living cells with nuclei, sometimes forming long strands or hyphae
1.3 Grow longer and release poisons which attack your cells
1.4 Cause ringworm and athletes foot
1.5 Enter text here
2 Virus
2.1 Tiny, one millionth of a mm across
2.2 A strand of genetic information surrounded by protein coat. Non living
2.3 Invade your cells, making millions of copies of themselves, destroying cells in the process
2.4 Causes cold, flu, mumps, measles etc.
2.5 Used in genetic engineering. Some kill bacteria
3 Bacteria
3.1 Asexual Reproduction
3.1.1 Binary fission
3.1.1.1 Split in two
3.2 Lag, log, stationary and death pahse
3.3 Thousandth of mm across
3.4 Living cells without nuclei but contain loop of genetic information
3.5 Multiply quickly and release poisons
3.6 Cause tetanus, boils, cholera, pneumonia etc.
3.7 Make yoghurt, cheese and soap powder
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