Write a thread in 1-2 paragraphs (no subheadings) covering the following topics:
What are bacteria, are they prokaryotic or eukaryotic, briefly contrats those two categories of cells. What are the main characteristics of bacteria at the cellular level?
What are antibiotics, how do they work and what type of microorganism do they target?
Explain how the first antibiotic was discovered: the scientist, what was the role of fungi (mold) in the discovery, etc? As part of this item, go to Chapter 16, figure 16.27 in page 332 of your e-text and explain it (the picture shows a reproduction of the petri dish that led to the penicillin discovery)
Which positive consequences had the use of penicillin in public health at the time of its discovery?
“How Alexander Fleming Accidentally Discovered Penicillin”