GCE AQA BIOL - Cholera
Unit 3.1 Biology and disease
3.1.3 Substances are exchanged between organisms and their environment by passive or active transport across exchange surfaces. The structure of plasma membranes enables control of the passage of substances across exchange surfaces.Cholera
Cholera is a serious water-borne disease that you will need to learn for GCE AQA Biology. It is caused by a prokaryotic organism, the cholera bacterium.
Prokaryotic organisms: cholera bacteriumThe cholera bacterium (Vibrio cholerae) is a classic example of a prokaryote 🦠. Prokaryotic cells have the following organelles:
Why is the cholera bacterium harmful? 🧫
Treating choleraCholera, like other diarrhoeal diseases, is treated using oral rehydration solutions (ORS)
Ethical issues associated with developing ORS History of the development of ORS
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ReferencesToole, G., & Toole, S. (2015). Aqa biology A level. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Images from
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