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Unit 3

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When does a microbe become pathogenic?

In this unit the students will grapple with the question: what is the difference between a pathogen and a microbe? First we will see that most microbes can be pathogenic if they are in the right location. Then we will explore adaptations that allow certain microbes to bypass host defenses and become extremely pathogenic.

 
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