Serratia Marcescens Essays and Term Papers

  • Serratia Marcescens

    each disease-causing bacterium. We, Chelsea and Justin, will find out how Erythromycin, Penicillin, and Ampicillin are affected by the bacteria Serratia marcescens. Our hypothesis is that Penicillin will have the largest ring of inhibition, the ring around the disk where the antibiotic has killed bacteria...

      611 Words | 2 Pages   Ampicillin

  • Growth Curve of Serratia marcescens

    Experiment 9: Growth curve of Serratia marcescens Abstract Bacteria grows by binary fission. The aim of this experiment is to follow the growth of Serratia marcescens in nutrient broth at 37oCby recording the changes in turbidity (cloudiness) by measuring the absorbance of visible light (600 nm) and...

      1424 Words | 5 Pages   Bacteria, Bacterial growth, Cell growth, Growth medium

  • Tetracycline and Chloramphenicol Against Serratia Marcescens

    Tetracycline and Chloramphenicol against Serratia marcescens By C. A. Bechdel Abstract The problem investigated was Serratia marcescens. We hypothesized that both Tetracycline and chloramphenicol will be effective against treating S. marcescens. The experiment was conducted with a single control...

      1151 Words | 4 Pages   Chloramphenicol, Antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance, Hospital-acquired infection

  • 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 combination...

      2767 Words | 8 Pages   Hemolysis (microbiology), TSI slant, Gram-positive bacteria, Gram-negative bacteria

  • SERRATIA MARCESCENS by Carter Stanley is a background research paper for a science fair project based on the virus Serratis Marcescens and its antibiotics Tetracycline and Streptomycin.

    SERRATIA MARCESCENS Serratia marcescens is a pathogen that at one time, was considered to be harmless. However, testing conducted in the 20th century accidentally revealed just the opposite. The pivotal study called "Operation Sea Spray" was conducted in the early 1950's. The United States Army was...

      1087 Words | 4 Pages   Streptomycin, Aminoglycoside, Antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance

  • Statistics for Antibiotic project

    There is no significant difference between streptomycin and ampicillin effectivness on Serratia marcescens. Ha : There is a significant difference between streptomycin and ampicillin effectivness on Serratia marcescens..   Test Statistics = 55 Tabular statistics= (n1 = 10, n2 = 10; α = 0.01) = 71 ...

      2395 Words | 15 Pages   Statistical significance

  • UV Radiation induces a mutation

    To deduce if UV Radiation induced a mutation in the DNA of Serratia Marcescens and prevented the production of the red pigment called Prodigiosin. Hypothesis: Maybe the disappearance of red color in Serratia Marcescens is caused by the UV light which induces mutations in its DNA and is known as...

      1262 Words | 4 Pages   DNA replication, DNA repair, Base pair, Complementarity (molecular biology)

  • Lab write up

    Introduction: Serratia marcescens is a species of rod shaped bacterium in the family Enterobacteriaceae. The bacteria prefers damp conditions with temperatures ranging from five to forty degrees celsius and ph levels from five to nine. It was discovered in 1819 by Bartolomeo Bizio. It is able to grow...

      628 Words | 3 Pages   Bacteria, Aminoglycoside, Chloramphenicol, Antibiotics

  • Examination of Bacterial Plates

    Materials 1. Nutrient agar plates of a) Sarcina lutea and Serratia marcescens b) Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli c) Streptococcus fecalis and Pseudomonas fluoroscens 2. 24 hour pour plate preparation of a) Serratia marcescens b) Sarcina lutea c) Bacillus subtilis d) Escherichia...

      736 Words | 5 Pages   Gram staining, Endospore, Staining, Growth medium

  • NAR paper

    gene encoding an extracellular metalloproteinase from Serratia sp. E-15 has been icid sequence cloned, and its complete nucleotide sequence determined. The amino deduced from the nucleotide sequence reveals that the mature protein of the Serratia protease consists of 470 amino acids with a molecular...

      5727 Words | 13 Pages   Restriction map, Open reading frame, Genetic code, Gene expression

  • this

    pathogenic bacteria, such as Serracia marcescens, and their insect hosts. Serratia marcescens was found to not only be pathogenic to the squash bug, Anasa tristis, but also pathogenic to plants when transmitted by the bug (6). Interestingly, the plant pathogenic Serratia marcescens was not found to be pathogenic...

      2493 Words | 8 Pages   Endosymbiont, Symbiosis, Bacteria, Colony-forming unit

  • Identification Od Unknown Bacteria

    identification. It is suggested that culture #72 is an example of Serratia marcescens and Micrococcus luteus. There were ten bacteria species possibilities: Stahylococcus epidermidis, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Serratia marcescens, Sarcina lutea, Pseudomonas fragi, Micrococcus luteus, Alcaligenes...

      788 Words | 3 Pages   Growth medium, Gram staining, Bacteria, Bacillus

  • Unknowns Lab Report

     Unknown #1 Vomit Serratia marcescens & Bacillus cereus Biol 251 Microbiology 5/14/2009 Introduction The purpose of this study is to differentiate and identify two unknown organisms provided by the instructor in a nutrient broth. It...

      2221 Words | 9 Pages   Gram staining, Methyl red, TSI slant, MacConkey agar

  • Killer Germs Essay

    membrane. The reason that these types of bacteria react to certain antibiotics differently is because of the differences in their cell walls. Serratia marcescens is a gram negative germ that occurs naturally in soil, water, and intestines. To combat this disease I would probably use ampicillin, tetracycline...

      1299 Words | 4 Pages   Antibiotic resistance, Gram-negative bacteria, Antibiotics, Life

  • microbiology lab

    Staining tray with slide holders Crystal violet and Carbol fuchsine dyes Cultures of bacteria: Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus & Serratia marcescens Bunsen burner Beaker with tap water Disposable pipettes Microscope, dispenser with immersion oil Part I: Preparation of bacterial smears ...

      928 Words | 4 Pages   Staining, Bacteria, Fixation (histology), Blood film

  • Lab Report on Controlling Microbes

    report. Activity 6: Using Heat to Kill Bacteria Time | Did Any Bacteria Survive?Serratia Marcescens | Did Any Bacteria Survive?Bacillus Cereus | Did Any Bacteria Survive?Escherichia Coli | If so, How Many?Serratia Marcescens | If so, How Many?Bacillus Cereus | If So, How Many?Escherichia Coli | 0 Seconds...

      1488 Words | 4 Pages   Common cold, Antiseptic, Antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance

  • Research Paper

    Page no. Table 1. Zone of Inhibition using E. coli 18 Table 2. Zone of Inhibition using B. subtilis 18 Table 3. Zone of Inhibition using S. marcescens 19 Table 4. Zone of Inhibition using S. aureus 19 vii LIST OF FIGURES Page no. Schematic Diagram 11 Flow Chart 15 ...

      3868 Words | 18 Pages   Bacillus, Escherichia coli, Bacteria, Statistical significance

  • The One

    Spray it or wipe it!!! The scientific study on the effectiveness of CiDecon® Plus Wipes vs. CIDECON ® Q Aerosol on a mixed culture of bacteria (Serratia marcescens Staphylococcus epidermidis) living on publicly used door knobs Fateema Thomas Andrea Donaldson Aryan Jaimangal Tiffany McNeil John...

      2752 Words | 9 Pages   Hospital-acquired infection

  • Corspe Found

    laid appear to be caused by Serratia marcescens (Enterobacteriaceae). This ubiquitous bacterium, previously thought to be non pathogenic, is now known to cause wound infection and sepsis in people whose immune system is compromised; a reason for this is that S. marcescens is often resistant to antimicrobial...

      353 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Isolation Techniques

    Inoculating loop • Gloves • Mixed cultures of bacteria; supplied by the professor EC- Escherichia coli CV-Chromobacterium violaceum SM- Serratia marcescens ML- Micrococcus luteus Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a gram negative, rod shaped bacterium. It forms creamy-white colonies on nutrient agar...

      792 Words | 3 Pages   Microorganism, Bacteria