Ch 19: Food and Industrial Microbiology: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Food and Industrial Microbiology chapter of this Microbiology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master food and industrial microbiology. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of food and industrial microbiology.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering microbiology material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding the microbiological processes behind alcohol, cheese and clothing production.
  • Need an efficient way to learn about food and industrial microbiology.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra science learning resources at school.

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Food and Industrial Microbiology chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Food and Industrial Microbiology chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:

  • What processes are used in lactic acid and yeast fermentation?
  • What roles do bacteria and mold play in cheesemaking?
  • How are mutant bacteria used to screen patients for cancer?
  • How can microbes clean up environmental pollutants?
  • What roles do microbes play in clothing production?

9 Lessons in Chapter 19: Food and Industrial Microbiology: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Lactic Acid Fermentation: Using Fermentation to Make Food

1. Lactic Acid Fermentation: Using Fermentation to Make Food

You eat food every day that is teeming with bacteria. It might surprise you to learn that many of them were intentionally put there. In this lesson, we will examine bacterial fermentation, required during the production of certain foods.

Yeast Fermentation: Using Fermentation to Make Alcohol

2. Yeast Fermentation: Using Fermentation to Make Alcohol

Without microbiology, you wouldn't be able to enjoy a refreshing adult beverage after work. In this lesson, we will examine the role of yeast in alcohol production.

Bacteria and Mold: The Microbiology of Cheesemaking

3. Bacteria and Mold: The Microbiology of Cheesemaking

Every piece of cheese you eat was produced by microbiology. In this lesson, we will examine the essential roles bacteria and mold play and why cheese wouldn't exist without these microbes.

Microbial Factories: Using Bacteria to Make Specific Compounds

4. Microbial Factories: Using Bacteria to Make Specific Compounds

Microbial factories make use of microorganisms to produce commercial products. In this lesson, we will examine the advantages to using microbes and look at a few commonly produced compounds.

The Ames Test: Using Bacteria to Test for Carcinogens

5. The Ames Test: Using Bacteria to Test for Carcinogens

We often think of bacteria as the bad guys. But in the Ames test, special mutant bacteria can help us avoid getting cancer! Take a look at how they do that in this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Bioremediation: Microbes Cleaning Up the Environment

6. Bioremediation: Microbes Cleaning Up the Environment

Bioremediation uses living organisms to clean up pollution. In this lesson, we will examine the role of microbes in bioremediation and why it is not a perfect solution for degrading environmental pollutants.

Microbes and the Clothing Industry

7. Microbes and the Clothing Industry

Most people wash their clothing to the clean dirt and bacteria on them. It might surprise you to learn just how many bacteria were intentionally put into them during production. In this lesson, we explore the use of microbes in the clothing industry.

Clostridium Butyricum: Symptoms & Treatment

8. Clostridium Butyricum: Symptoms & Treatment

Discover the bacteria ''Clostridium butyricum'', which can cause the deadly disease called botulism. Learn what environment ''Clostridium butyricum'' needs to grow and the special ability this bacteria has to survive harsh conditions.

What is Genetically Modified Food?

9. What is Genetically Modified Food?

In this lesson, we will explore a recent advancement in agriculture known as genetic engineering. We'll look at how it's used to create genetically modified foods and also examine the advantages and disadvantages of these types of foods.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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