Types of Micro-organisms on the basis of Temperature Effect of Environment on the growth of Micro-organism The chemical and physical conditions of the environment have a great effect on the growth and activities of micro-organisms. Environmental conditions such as temperature, ph, hydrogen ion concentration, osmotic pressure, heavy metals and ultraviolet ray have a great influence… Read More


Archaebacteria and its Details Archaebacteria The cells that have different characters from both prokaryotes and eukaryotes are called as Archaebacteria. The microorganisms that are placed in Archaebacteria group are prokaryotic in nature but are closely related to the eukaryotic bacteria. Archaebacteria are heterogenous bacteria found in extreme habitat like 1. High Temperature 2. High Salt concentration 3.… Read More


General Characters of Viruses Viruses Virology is a branch of science that deals with the study of viruses. Viruses are Obligate intracellular parasites they require a living cell or organism for its multiplication. It can infect all living forms including plants, animals, bacteria etc. Viruses can be observed only under the electron microscope. They are… Read More


Structure of Bacterial Cell Bacterial cell The bacterial cell is made up of various internal as well as external anatomical structure. Introduction A bacterial cell shows various parts and these parts have specific structure and functions. Some structures are present in that particular species and hence that structure is characteristic feature of that species. Various… Read More


Major Microbiological Institutes of India Part – 1 Microbiology is a wide branch of science which can give you a great opportunity to work in different fields. Here I am sharing a list of different Institutes. This list can be helpful for those who are in search of various job opportunities and further studies after… Read More


Major Microbiological Institutes of India Part – 2 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Complex, Post Box No. 6 Palampur (H.P) 176061 Common wealth Institute of Biological Center (Indian Station) Post Box no 2484, H. A. Farm, Bangalore – 560024 Defense Agricultural Laboratory Post Box No. 40, Haldawani – 263139 Defense Food Research Laboratory Jyothi… Read More


Idli Fermentation Process and its Details Idli is one of the famous food of India specially in South India. Idli is a cereal, legume based food.Idli is a small, white, acid leaved steam cake made by fermentation of thick batter of carefully washed and soaked rice and black gram dal. It is soft and spongy… Read More


Branches of Microbiology Micro-organism are present everywhere in nature  and this micro-organism has a great effect on other life form like human being,plants and animals in several ways.The effect of micro-organism to the environment may be desirable or undesirable.These bacteria show wide range of activity and diversity.On basis on taxonomic characters and application of micro-organism… Read More


Disinfection process Can a simple disinfection process avoid infection and diseases? Disinfection process is one of the methods which is used to kill micro-organism. In this process, a chemical substance called as a disinfectant is applied on the surface of living and non-living objects to kill micro-flora. Disinfection process kills almost all micro-organisms except some resistant fungal… Read More


Super Bug Bacteria | A Global Threat A Super bug can be defined as bacteria which are resistant to multiple drugs or antibiotics. These super bugs have become a global threat. Regular disease-causing bacteria have been getting tougher to kill and could get converted into a super bug. Such a super bug would remain unaffected… Read More