3rd semester Microbiology Notes.

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Introduction, history of microbiology, its branches, scope, and its importance. Introduction to Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes Study of ultra-structure and morphological classification of bacteria, nutritional requirements, raw materials used for culture media and physical parameters for growth, growth curve, isolation, and preservation methods for pure cultures, cultivation of anaerobes, quantitative measurement of bacterial growth (total & viable count). Study of different types of phase contrast microscopy, dark field microscopy, and electron microscopy.


Identification of bacteria using staining techniques (simple, Gram’s &Acid fast staining) and biochemical tests (IMViC). Study of principle, procedure, merits, demerits, and applications of physical, chemical gaseous, radiation, and mechanical methods of sterilization. Evaluation of the efficiency of sterilization methods. Equipment employed in large-scale sterilization. Sterility indicators.


Study of morphology, classification, reproduction/replication and cultivation of Fungi and Viruses. Classification and mode of action of disinfectants Factors influencing disinfection, antiseptics and their evaluation. For bacteriostatic and bactericidal actions Evaluation of bactericidal & Bacteriostatic. Sterility testing of products (solids, liquids, ophthalmic and other sterile products) according to IP, BP and USP.


Designing of aseptic area, laminar flow equipment; study of different sources of contamination in an aseptic area and methods of prevention, clean area classification. Principles and methods of the different microbiological assay. Methods for standardization of antibiotics, vitamins, and amino acids. Assessment of a new antibiotic.


Types of spoilage, factors affecting the microbial spoilage of pharmaceutical products, sources and types of microbial contaminants, assessment of microbial contamination and spoilage. Preservation of pharmaceutical products using antimicrobial agents, and evaluation of microbial stability of formulations.

Growth of animal cells in culture, the general procedure for cell culture, Primary, established and transformed cell cultures. Application of cell cultures in the pharmaceutical industry and research

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