Hip Hop Microbes

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Hip Hop Microbes

Prochlorococcus tiny cells in the ocean
Fix CO2 and expel for us oxygen.

Vibrio cholerae make just a quick visit
From copepods, they bust through your gut in a minute.

Halobacterium archaea love brine
Levels of sodium that kill fish and swine.

Bacillus anthracis: The primary cause of anthrax
If your chili has some take the cans back.

Pyrodictium: If you like extreme feats, this archaeon can't be beat
Ocean vents with supreme heat, quite salty water it repletes.

Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron
digests that sugar all up in yo' bon bons.

If you're out camping and find ticks on your knees,
get checked for Borrelia burgdorferi, you might have Lyme disease.

Magnetospirillum magneticum pivots and glides,
(with magnetic mineral crystals inside)
smoothly along magnetic field lines.

Staphylococcus epidermis is a typical bacteria found on our skin, but poor hygiene or a weak immune system can take health for a spin.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is multi drug resistant,
can be a lot of trouble if you are susceptible to sepsis.