Chemical Defenses: Sebum Prevents Microbial Growth as a Protective Layer
The ____________ glands create sebum which makes the skin more __________ which decreases microbial growth.
Chemical Defenses: Sweat Glands Prevent Microbial Growth by Perspiration
Chemical Defenses: Earwax Prevents Microbial Growth by Controlling pH
Lysozyme is effective at destroying bacteria pathogens because it does what?
Chemical Defenses: Saliva Can Prevent Microbial Growth
Chemical Defenses: Gastric Juice Prevents Microbial Growth by Lowing pH
Which of the following statements about the defensive roles of saliva and gastric juices are true?
Defensin antimicrobial peptides kill microbes by:
All of the following are chemical defenses against microbial infection except which of these answers?
What property of antimicrobial peptide allows them to disrupt bacterial cell surfaces?