Notes 10-2-09 Part 2

b) elongation of cell
-Bacterial chromosomes get pulled apart with the creation of new cell wall material
c) Fts2 pinches off the two bacteria cells
-Min proteins stop Fts2 from working; they bound from one end of the cell to the other
d) Build new cell envelope components between our two new bacteria
-Bacteria Generation Times
—Ecoli about 15 mins- staphylococci is about 30 mins- microbacteria TB is about 22-23 hours
-Acid fast bacteria take a long time to grow
-Bacterial chromosomes: Size Range is about 1 million base pairs to about 8-10 billion base pairs, (ecoli is about 5 million)

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