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Title: The Microbial World: Winogradsky Column- Perpetual Life in a Tube
Url: http://archive.bio.ed.ac.uk/jdeacon/microbes/winograd.htm
Creator: Deacon, J. W.
Publisher: University of Edinburgh
Description: This Winogradsky column web page is designed to teach undergraduate students a simple model system of nutrient cycling in natural waters. It includes a physical description of the column and explains how the column can be used to demonstrate metabolic diversity of prokaryotes, how microorganisms occupy highly specific microsites according to their environmental tolerances and their carbon and energy requirements, and how mineral elements are cycled in natural environments. Artistic illustrations and images illustrate the interdependent roles of microorganisms.
LC Classification: Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Growth -- Thermophilic bacteria
Science -- Microbiology -- Cyanobacteria
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Ecology
Key Concept: Biology -- Bacteria
Biology -- Ecosystems
Biology -- Metabolism
Ecology -- Mutualism
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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