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  • Agar plates
    DIFFERENT TYPES OF AGAR Mac Conkey‘s Agar plate MacConkey (also McConkey) agar is a culture medium designed to grow Gram-negative bacteria and stain them for lactose fermentation. It contains bile salts (to inhibit most Grampositive bacteria, except Enterococcus and some species of...
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  • Klebsiella Bacteria
    A very important technique in Microbiology laboratories is identifying unknown bacteria cultures. Unknown identification is used for practical purposes, such as diagnosing diseases or determining treatment of an infection. Microbiologists identify unknown bacteria to determine new and emerging inf
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  • Manipulation of Bacteria
    MANIPULATION OF BACTERIA INTRODUCTION: In this experiment that we performed, there were many methods that were used to help us manipulate and identify the bacteria E.coli on a MacConkey agar plate. The first part of the experiment involved the methods of manipulating, identifying and counting the
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  • Examination of Bacterial Plates
    Practical 9: Examination of Bacterial Plates Objective: 1. To examine bacteria pigmentation, colony, margin characteristics, elevation properties, broth characteristics and agar stroke properties. 2. To examine bacteria growth characteristics on different culture media. Introduction: B
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  • Unknown Bacteria
    Identifying Unknown Bacteria Using Biochemical and Molecular Methods Beginning of Instructor Pages Instructor Pages - - 3 Purpose The purpose of this lab is to introduce a variety of lab techniques to students working on the common problem of identifying an unknown bacterium. This lab helps s
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  • Micro Lan Unknown Bacteria Salmonella
    Title: “Identification of Unknown #1” Purpose: Discovering and studying new bacteria can lead to new innovations and possible cures for existing or future diseases. The investigation of bacteria can also help incubate ourselves or act quickly in response to an invasive strain. The commercia
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  • Bacteria and Plasmid to Produce Red Fluorescent Proteins
    Bacterial Transformation Bacteria and plasmid to produce Red Fluorescent Proteins Alejandra Lopez
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  • Unknown Bacteria
    Introduction: Biological organisms are classified uniformly in order to easily categorize and identify organisms. This classification, or taxonomy, uses the genus name followed by the species name, in Latin. By having a universal method of identifying bacteria allows for all scientists from any par
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  • Systematic Identification of Bacillus subtilis and Serratia marcescens Through a Battery of Tests and Plates
    Systematic Identification of Bacillus subtilis and Serratia marcescens Through a Battery of Tests and Plates Introduction: The purpose of this experiment was to use a systematic battery of tube tests and plates designed to lead to identification of two unknown bacterial species, from the...
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  • The Common Bacteria
    Introduction: Bacteria are microorganisms that grow everywhere. Most bacteria in the environment will not be harmful. Therefore culturing bacteria is very easy and a simple way to test treatments. Culturing bacteria is the main way that new treatments are tested or in this experiment to compare tre
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  • Observation of Bacteria on Chicken and Handrail and the Effect of Germx® and Alcohol on Them.
    Observation of Bacteria on Chicken and Handrail and the Effect of GermX® and Alcohol on Them. Sujit Bhimireddy, Daryl Onwuchuruba, Naveen Sood, and Manasa Tripuraneni Biology 106 Abstract Bacteria are found everywhere on this planet. This experiment is aimed at observing some of the bacteria
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  • The Role of Agarase in Agar-Degrading Bacteria
    The Role of Agarase in Agar-Degrading Bacteria Abstract Agar-Degrading (agarolytic) Bacteria is physiological class of bacteria capable of utilising agar as a sole carbon source. This ability is made available by the use of agarases - enzymes which break down agarose into oligosaccharides.
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  • Bacteria Ecology
    Introduction- This lab experiment serves as a model for community succession using bacterial colonies as the model. A bacterial colony grows from a single bacterium and is composed of millions of cells. Each colony has distinctive colony morphology: size, shape, color, consistency, and color.
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  • Bacteria vs. Antibacterial Soap
    Tyler Fitzgerald 10/3/08 Science Fair Research Paper The science project to be researched and experimented is whether bacteria can become resistant to antibacterial soaps. Bacteria will be grown in an agar broth containing .01%, .1%, .5% and 10% antibacterial soap. To fully understand t
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  • Isolation of Bacteria
    Isolation and identification of an unknown bacterium Pillay, Esmerelda (209504371) School of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology Department of Microbiology University of Kwa-zulu Natal 25 October 2010 ABSTRACT Different types of bacteria in various forms are found all around us, and i
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  • Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria
    Nitrogen is one of the main nutrient elements of plants which substantially affect the quantity and quality of the crop yield. The intensive crop production technologies utilize huge amounts of artificial nitrogen fertilizers. Thus, the crop productivity is considerably affected by the expenses of n
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  • Streak Plates
    Bergey's Manual correctly stresses the importance of obtaining a pure isolate before attempting to characterize a species. The presence of just one contaminant in an otherwise homogeneous culture can lead to a misleading assay result, if the contaminant grows at a significant rate and responds diffe
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  • Isolation and Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria Associated with Frozen Mackerel Fish (Scomber Scombrus) in a Humid Tropical Environment Isolation and Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria Associated with Frozen
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  • Dose and Temperature – Related Response of the Stem Borer, Chilo Partellus (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) to Bacteria Bacillus Thuringiensis (Berliner) Delta-Endotoxins
    Dose and temperature – related response of the stem borer, Chilo partellus (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) to bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) delta-endotoxins *Kimani G.1, 2, Mwathi J.W.1, Nyambaka H.2, Kasina M.1, Okomo M.1 *Corresponding author email: gikimn@gmail.com 1Kenya Agricult
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