Microcheck 119

Many Archaea that have been characterized typically inhabit extreme environments that are otherwise devoid of life. These include conditions of high salinity, heat, acidity, and alkalinity.

■ Why do seawater ponds sometimes turn pink as the water evaporates?

■ At which relative depth in a sulfur hot spring would a sulfur reducer likely be found? How about a sulfur oxidizer?

■ What characteristic of the methanogens makes it logical to discuss them with the Bacteria rather than the other Archaea?

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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