"Unknown Microbiology Lab Report For E Coli" Essays and Research Papers

  • Unknown Microbiology Lab Report For E Coli

    UNKNOW BACTERIA LAB REPORT UNKNOWN 36 Introduction The purpose of this lab was to identify two unknown bacteria from a mixed culture. The reason for identification of unknown bacteria was to help students recognize different bacteria through different biochemical tests and characteristics. This is important in the medical field because identification of unknown bacteria can help treat a patient by knowing the contributing source of a disease. Also knowledge of different bacteria helped others...

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Escherichia coli 1118  Words | 4  Pages

  • Microbiology Unknowns Lab Report

     Escherichia coli Microbiology Lab NAS 185-14L Introduction In this lab experiment we did several test to determine what our unknown bacteria was. To determine this we recorded the results of how the bacteria reacted to different media. Depending on the results of each test we could narrow down the different bacteria to determine what our unknown is. This experiment will also determine if our bacteria is a fermenter of sugars and if it is catalase positive. If...

    Agar plate, Bacteria, Diarrhea 1370  Words | 5  Pages

  • How to Write a Lab Report in Microbiology

    WRITE AN UNKNOWN LAB REPORT IN MICROBIOLOGY GENERAL Unknown reports in microbiology are written in scientific format. Scientific writing is written differently from other types of writing. The results of the exercise or experiment are what are being showcased, not the writing. The purpose of scientific writing is not to entertain, but to inform. The writing should be simple and easy to understand. There is a specific style that must be followed when writing scientific reports. Scientific...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteria, Enterobacteriaceae 1647  Words | 7  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Name: Danielle Title: Unknown Lab Report Introduction: There are many reasons for identifying an unknown bacterium. The reasons range from medical purposes, such as determining if the unknown could cause ailments in living things or knowing what microorganisms are needed to make antibiotics. The experiment was done by applying methods in order to identify an unknown bacterium. An unknown bacterium was handed out by Dr. Honer. The appropriate tests were prepared and applied. The...

    Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae 891  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unknown Bacteria Lab Report

    NTRODUCTION Often in the study of microbiology, the need to identify an unknown microbe may arise. This aids in the recognition of which microbes are harmful or pathogenic as well as those that may be beneficial to us in some way. This report will detail how a similar project was performed in order to identify two unknown micobes using the techniques that were learnt during the course of the semester. We embarked on the project with the knowledge that we would have to identify a Gram(+) as well...

    Bacillus, Bacteria, Bacteriology 559  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gram Negative Unknown Lab Report

    main idea of this experiment was to correctly identify the unknown bacteria, #3. Identification of unknown bacteria yields multiple benefits in many different areas in the research of microorganisms. In this experiment I performed many different test dealing with things such as the presence of enzymes, fermentation abilities and different chemical reactions. Observations made from the tests were then compared to a gram negative unknown chart in order to identify the bacteria. Based off of my results...

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Escherichia coli 1955  Words | 6  Pages

  • Micro Lab Unknown Report

    Sarah Helms Thursday/ 11:15am #1 Escherichia coli There are many types of microorganisms and ways to treat each one. Knowing the differences of each is vital to treat a patient correctly. The purpose of this report is to explain the process and steps used to identify a certain microorganism referred to as the unknown. Materials and Methods A test tube with an unknown microorganism will be retrieved. Once the test tube is retrieved, a steak for isolation will be completed in order to produce...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli 1347  Words | 6  Pages

  • How to Write a Lab Report

    far in the microbiology laboratory class for the identification of an unknown bacterium." MATERIALS AND METHODS This is where the details of the study are listed. Where did the specimen come from, and what methods were used to identify it? Be specific, but do not re write the lab manual. One way is to mention the names of the materials used and reference the lab manual for the procedure or method and then continue to elaborate when necessary. See example 1. Example 1: "An unknown labeled as...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteria, Enterobacteriaceae 1296  Words | 6  Pages

  • Microbiology lab report on Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus.

    Microbiology Lab ReportPractica #1BTC307LAmber AmelingmeierThursday, September 18, 2008OBJECTIVESIn this lab experiment two different types of bacteria, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, were grown singly and mixed on four different types of agar in order to observe the varying morphologies within the colonies. Resulting data was analyzed to provide understanding of the use of differing culture media and conditions for bacterial growth. RESULTSFour different agar types were used in this...

    Agar, Agar plate, Antibiotic resistance 810  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Unknown Lab Report Dr. Nathan Cahoone Microbiology 204 December 9, 2010 Introduction There are many reasons for knowing the identity of microorganisms. The study and test was done by applying all of the methods that have been learned so far in the microbiology laboratory class for the identification of an unknown bacterium which I was using unknown #25. Results Unknown #25 had the following morphology on a streak plate: medium sized butyrous cream colored colony. Gram-staining was utilized...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli 638  Words | 3  Pages

  • Lab Report

    Microbiology-2460 Lab-003 March 31,2008 Lab Report-Escherichia coli Abstract The purpose for this lab report was to identify and inform of an unknown bacteria that has been causing a patient to have lower abdominal and pelvic pain. To obtain the identification of this unknown bacterium, several biochemical tests needed to be performed in order to prescribe the correct medication to treat and cure the symptoms. Introduction In a lab today, I am to identify an unknown bacterium that is...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli 1053  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Purpose: To identify an unknown bacterial specimen using basic laboratory technique and biochemical tests. The unknown bacteria will be one of the following: Enterococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus vulgaris, Salmonella [I assume typhimurium], or Shigella [either flexneri or sonnei, we used both in our lab during the semester]. Procedure {and observations}: Observe bacterial colony morphology. {Colonies are large, beige or...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli 1149  Words | 4  Pages

  • Microbiology Lab Report

    Introduction ! Identifying an unknown bacteria can be an arduous journey. The journey starts out by performing a gram stain and then performing various tests. The first part should not be challenging. The challenging part is analyzing your results and using the data to infer what your unknown organism might be. ! When I was first handed my organism, I performed a rather unconventional test: I smelled it. Throughout the semester of dealing with various organisms, I had learned that...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli 767  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unknown Bacteria Lab Report

    this lab was to isolate and identify two unknown bacteria from a mixed culture provided to us by our instructor. This study was done by applying all of the methods that have been instructed on thus far in microbiology laboratory class. Each test performed, provided us with some key information about the unknown microbes in question and how the bacteria function. Materials and Methods Over a two week period, eight prepared types of test media were provided to identify the assigned unknown mixed...

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Escherichia coli 1467  Words | 5  Pages

  • Unknown Microbiology Report

    The purpose of the following study is to determine where the two unknown bacteria acquired in Microbiology lab should be classified in regards to temperature, pH level, and osmoregularity. It is important to classify bacteria in order to identify them. Identification of bacteria is important because they are not only useful but potentially dangerous as well. The identification of bacteria can lead to breakthroughs in healthcare regarding treatment of old and new diseases alike. Identifying bacteria...

    Absolute zero, Archaea, Bacteria 862  Words | 3  Pages

  • Microbiology Unknown Paper.

    Lahela Correa 12/08/2009 Microbiology 140 Matthew Tuthill Unknown Lab Report Introduction There are many reasons for knowing the identity of microorganisms. The reasons range from knowing the causative agent of a disease in a patient, so as to know how it can be treated, to knowing the correct microorganism to be used for making certain foods or antibiotics. This study was done by applying all of the methods that I have been learned so far in the microbiology laboratory class for the identification...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteria, Enterobacteriaceae 1339  Words | 6  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Unknown Lab Report #1 Unknown #1 April 25, 2012 Microbiology Spring 2012 MCB2010C Unknown #1 Introduction Identity of a microorganism has proven to be very significant. Doing so can help identify diseases and created treatment and cures for such diseases. As a result, various laboratory tests were performed to an unknown microbe (Unknown #1) found in the water of a nearby pond. By identify the microbe, the safety of the water will be known to those around it. Materials and Methods ...

    Bacteria, Disaccharide, Enterobacteria 1055  Words | 6  Pages

  • Lab Report

    Microbiology Laboratory Report Identification of Unknown Bacteria 03/10/05- 04/01/05 Authors: Richard Hendricks, Jessica Prebish; NMU Abstract: Broth culture 16 was randomly selected by our group and subjected to qualitative tests for taxonomic identification. The culture did appear homogenous throughout the testing period and is currently retained by Northern Michigan University’s department of Microbiology. We suggest that culture 16 is an example of Escherichia coli. Background: Techniques...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli 1587  Words | 6  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Unknown Lab Report Microbiology Unknown A Sonia Kabra November 26, 2014 Introduction There are numerous reasons for identifying unknown bacteria. Some of these organisms have distinct qualities that set them apart from one another, such as the exposure to certain environments. Through out the semester in the laboratory, we are able to encounter some of the few microorganisms that we as humans have come into contact with. With the knowledge gained from the sessions in the laboratory, we can now...

    Agar plate, Bacteria, Gram staining 1022  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Unknown Lab Report Unknown Organism #6 Ann Le (Phuoc) May 6, 2010 Dr. Carrington Microbiology Lab- MW 12:50 Le 1 I. Introduction My unknown organism #6 is Morganella morganii, which is a gram-negative bacillus rods commonly found in the environment and also in the intestinal tracts of humans, mammals, and reptiles as a normal flora. (3, 5) This bacterium Morganella morganii, was first discovered in the 1906 by a British bacteriologist named H. de R. Morgan. (2) Despite...

    Agar, Agar plate, Bacteria 2458  Words | 7  Pages

  • Microbiology Unknown Lab Report

    Lab12-Medical Microbiology- Part1– Differential Media/Biochemical Tests, Sp2012 (Set all of your margins to ½”) Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to help you become a little familiar with some of the tests that can be typically performed in a clinical or research lab facility. These tests may help in determining a particular pathogen’s growth needs. There are several sections to this lab. Find each section and complete the “Preparing for Class” sections. Preparing for class - Day 1 Read...

    Agar plate, Bacteria, Blood 2393  Words | 12  Pages

  • microbiology final exam unknown bacteria report example

     Microbiology UNKNOWN LAB REPORT Kateryna Petrakova INTRODUCTION Microorganisms cause a great amount of diseases. For healthcare providers it is very important to be aware of what organisms are pathogenic and cause a disease and, therefore, to find an appropriate treatment. Different microorganisms require various environments in order to replicate and to become dangerous for a person’s health. An integral part of any medical treatment is to be able to recognize and...

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Gram staining 1749  Words | 11  Pages

  • A Lab Report on Microbial Growth

    David Kennedy Bio 210 Lab Report 1 10/11/13 Microbial Growth Background Information: This lab was conducted in order to understand basic differences among differential and selective media, while recognizing how each media is used to isolate and identify microorganisms (Wistreich, 2003). The first microorganism analyzed was Staphylococcus epidermidis. This organism is gram-positive, single celled, arranged in grape-like clusters, and cocci in shape (Bukhari, 2004). S. epidermidis is approximately...

    Bacteria, Escherichia coli, Growth medium 1680  Words | 8  Pages

  • Lab Report of the Experiment of Conjugation of E. Coli

    Abstract:Conjugation is a natural occurring process that involves the transfer of DNA from one cell into another through a physical connection between the cells. In the following experiment, two strains of Escherichia coli bacterial cells (donor F'lac+strs and recipient F-lac-strr) underwent conjugation to produce a transconjugant strain (F'lac+strr). MAC plates and streptomycin were utilized to determine if conjugation had occurred. When plated, the donor colonies appeared red and the recipient...

    Bacteria, Bacterial conjugation, DNA 2245  Words | 7  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Introduction The purpose of this lab was to identify unknown bacteria cultures using various differential tests, and my unknown bacteria is #17. The identification of these unknown cultures was accomplished by separating and differentiating possible bacteria based on specific biochemical characteristics. Whether the tests performed identified specific enzymatic reactions or metabolic pathways, each was used in a way to help recognize those specifics and identify the unknown cultures. The differential...

    Agar plate, Bacteria, Gram staining 1380  Words | 5  Pages

  • Unknown Lab

    Jordan Hansen Unknown Lab Report Professor Zelman April 9, 2012 Identifying an Unknown Bacteria Introduction Knowing the identity of a microorganism is extremely beneficial. Knowing what you are dealing with can allow one to knowing the causative agent of a disease and how it can be treated. The purpose of this lab was to identify an unknown microorganism by using various differential tests. These experiments separated and differentiated bacteria based upon specific...

    Bacteria, Gram positive bacteria, Gram staining 584  Words | 4  Pages

  • E. Coli

    I. Title- ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE SHOWN THRU GENE TRANSFER WITH BIOLUMINESCENCE IN ESCHERICHIA COLI -Names of lab partners- 1. 2. 3. II. INTRODUCTION 1. Background of antibiotics - The history of antibiotics and how they have came about a. Fleming’s discovery of penicillin and its early significance * Antibiotic inhibition of protein synthesis, * cell wall synthesis, * and other cellular processes b. Antibody has been overused and has caused to lead to bacterial...

    Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, DNA 944  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unknown Project Microbiology

    Tanti Lim Thurs AM Unknown Project I. Introduction The purpose to this lab was to isolate and identify two unknown bacteria from a mixed culture provided to us. This study was done by applying all of the methods that have been instructed on thus far in microbiology laboratory class. Each test performed, provided us with some key information about the unknown microbes in question . The identification of unknown bacteria is a time honored part of microbiology courses. It will challenge...

    Agar plate, Bacteria, Bacterial cell structure 698  Words | 3  Pages

  • Microbiology Unknown

    UNKNOWN LAB REPORT UNKNOWN NUMBER 54 Ron Williams 7-28-05 Bio 205 Prof. Curlee Fall 2005 Purpose There are many reasons for knowing the identity of microorganisms. The reasons range from the knowing the causative agent of a disease in a patient, so as to know how it can be treated, to knowing the correct microorganism to be used for making certain foods or antibiotics. This study was done by applying all of the methods that have been learned so far in the microbiology laboratory...

    Bacillus, Bacteria, Bacterial cell structure 1005  Words | 5  Pages

  • Micro Unknown Lab Report

    | Gram Negative Unknown | Biology 3444-006 | | Lena Wallace | 11/7/2011 | | Abstract: The purpose of this lab was to identify an unknown bacteria culture using differential tests. The identification of the unknown culture was accomplished by identifying the bacteria based on its specific metabolic characteristics and morphology. It is suggested that culture 11 is a sample of Enterobacter aerogenes. Introduction: This experiment was centered on metabolic and biochemical testing...

    Bacteria, Enzyme, Gram staining 2042  Words | 6  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Unknown Lab Report April 25th, 2006 Introduction The purpose of this lab was to identify two unknown bacteria cultures using various differential tests. The identification of these unknown cultures was accomplished by separating and differentiating possible bacteria based on specific biochemical characteristics. Whether the tests performed identified specific enzymatic reactions or metabolic pathways, each was used in a way to help recognize those specifics and identify the unknown cultures...

    Bacteria, Enzyme, Growth medium 2145  Words | 7  Pages

  • Lab report 1 Virtual Lab: Classifying Using Biotechnology

    Virtual Lab: Classifying Using Biotechnology Worksheet NOTE: As you read the information in the Microbiology Handbook, there may be some terms you are not familiar with – such as 16s ribosomal RNA and Polymerase Chain Reaction. Refer to your text to read background material explaining any terms or processes with which you are not familiar. Record the results of your investigations of each unknown in Table 1 by completing the following steps: 1) Apply the stain to your...

    Archaea, Bacteria, DNA 720  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mic 206 Guidelines for Unknown Investigation Lab Report

    MIC 206 Guidelines for Unknown Investigation Lab Report General Considerations: A. Papers must be typed, written in past tense, and in third person. (-50 if not typed) B. Paper Structure: Each section is to be headed with the appropriate heading. C. Format and Style 1. Format: a. Face Page: The face page should contain the title of the experiment, the author of the report, class section time, & date submitted. (1.5 points) b....

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Genus 1226  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unknown Bacteria #9

     Unknown Bacteria #9 Alexis Chard CRN 9131 Th 5:00-9:00 12/05/2013 Introduction In order to treat a disease correctly and efficiently, it is important to first identify the microbe that is causing the disease. Isolating the bacteria that is causing the disease and using an antibiotic that specifically targets that microbe, can help prevent or reduce the overuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics-which can lead to antibiotic resistance. When trying to determine the type...

    Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae 1288  Words | 6  Pages

  • Identification Od Unknown Bacteria

    Identification of Two Unknown Species of Bacteria in Tube #72 Introduction: There are many reasons for knowing the identity of microorganisms. The reasons range from knowing the causative agent of a disease in a patient, so as to know how it can be treated, to knowing the correct microorganism to be used for making certain foods or antibiotics. This study was done by applying all of the methods that have been learned so far in the microbiology laboratory class for the identification of an unknown bacterium...

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Enterobacteriaceae 788  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unknown Mixtures Lab Report

    -Unknown Mixtures Lab- Purpose: The aim of this experiment was to find out the two substances of the unknown mixture from salt, sugar, dirt, and baking soda by looking at its properties. Hypothesis: Find the unknown substance by testing it out by heating it, pouring water, vinegar, and observing it . Procedure: 1) Materials- * 100ml of water * Vinegar * Bunsen Burner * 2 beakers * 1 spatula 2) First, do steps (3-6)to find out the properties of salt, sugar...

    Heat, Hypothesis, Observation 915  Words | 4  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    Gbengon,Sennie Microbiology Lab Case study # 5 November 1,2012 1. What evidence suggests that the young graduate student has contracted what disease? Ans: The signs and symptoms the young graduate student presented, show evidence of Lyme disease. 2. What is the environmental pathway for the vector of this disease? Ans: The environmental pathway for the vector of this disease would be a forested habitat. The black-legged tick or the deer tick is the principle vector of this disease (Lyme...

    Antibody, Bacteria, Borrelia 839  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Effect of Acetyltransferases on 2 Strains of E. Coli

     The Effect of Acetyltransferases on 2 different strains of E. coli Introduction Scientists have recently discovered that resistance to antibiotics may not be such a new thing. Evidence of bacteria samples in Canadian permafrost proposes that these resistances have been around for at least 30,000 years (Luiggi 2011). In our required pre-lab reading, we learned tuberculosis is becoming increasingly drug-resistant, giving proof that bacteria can adapt to necessary changes in order to survive...

    Aminoglycoside, Aminoglycoside antibiotics, Antibiotic 844  Words | 3  Pages

  • lab report

     Identifying Unknown Enterobacteriaceae Sample with API 20-E Test Abstract: The API System test conducted in class was used to analyze the unknown species procured from lab. The sample collected was extracted from intestinal region. The API rapid identification test, which consists of 20 microtubules, permitted the class to investigate a bacteria belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. Each microtubule examines a specific attribute of the bacteria, organizing it into a dichotomy...

    Bacteria, Clostridium difficile, Escherichia coli 1541  Words | 9  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report for Microbiology

    are many reasons for identifying an unknown bacterium. The reasons range from medical purposes, such as determining if the unknown could cause ailments in living things or knowing what microorganisms are needed to make antibiotics to other purposes such as knowing the exact microorganism has to be used to make certain foods. This experiment was done by applying methods in order to identify an unknown bacterium. An unknown bacterium was handed out by the lab instructor. The methods that have...

    Bacillus, Bacteria, Enzyme 481  Words | 2  Pages

  • Microbiology and Unknown Organism

    Unknown Report Emily Juhl Section – 3 April 15, 2013 Unknown #8 Family: Enterobacteriaceae Genus: Serratia Species: Marcescens Abstract Microorganisms are constantly finding ways to resists to antibiotics. For this reason, it is important to test and observe unknown organisms in the lab to continually improve the health and well being of society. The objective of this report was to first isolate a single colony of an unknown culture on a LB agar plate. From...

    Bacteria, Cellular respiration, Gram staining 1765  Words | 7  Pages

  • Unknown Lab Report

    symbiotic relationship with its host, and for this reason it rarely causes diseases and is usually considered nonpathogenic (Avdic, Habes, and Avdic 3885). Recently though, the microorganism is becoming the common cause of nosocomial infections. In “Microbiology: with diseases by taxonomy”, Richard Bauman defines a nosocomial infection as “a disease acquired in a healthcare setting.” These infections are often found with implants and plastic items that have inserted into the body, such as catheters, pacemakers...

    Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Gram staining 1085  Words | 4  Pages

  • Micro Lab Report

    Lab Report Microbiology Introduction Bacteria can be found almost anywhere. For human life, some help us, some hurt us, and others are neutral. It is now known that good bacteria, or normal microflora, can reach 1014 microbial cells. This is far more than the 1013 cells that make up the human body (Tannock, 1995). The total number of bacteria on Earth is estimated to be around 4-6 x 1030 (Horner-Devine, 2004). It is important to know the extent of bacteria, how they live, and how they are...

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Gut flora 1156  Words | 4  Pages

  • Micro Biology Lab Report Material

    Melvin Johnson Unknown Lab #1 Unknown#10 E.Coli Abstract There are many reasons for identifying an unknown bacterium.  The reasons range from medical purposes, such as determining if the unknown could cause ailments in living things or knowing what microorganisms are present and what antibiotics are needed. The purpose of an unknown lab is to identify an unknown bacteria culture using a number of differential tests. The tests performed on the unknown bacteria cultures were all used...

    Adenosine triphosphate, Bacteria, Cellular respiration 1196  Words | 4  Pages

  • Lab report

    LSM1102 Lab Report Introduction Transformation is a process which involves plasmid DNA being bound to the cell surface and the subsequent uptake of DNA by the cell (Panja et al., 2008). For artificial transformation of E. coli cells with plasmids, plasmid DNA has to be extracted from bacterial cells using the High-Speed Plasmid Mini Kit, which is then mixed with competent E. coli cells followed by heat shock and the streaking of transformed cells on two different types of agar plate (LB and LB+ampicillin)...

    Bacteria, Bacterial conjugation, DNA 1662  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ecoli lab report

    Mallory Charland  February 9, 2015  Mutations of ​ Ecoli​  Lab Report  Advanced Biology      Deducing Mutations of the Lac Operon​  ​ of ​ Ecoli     Abstract:    In this lab we determined a possible mutation in unique bacterial strains of ​ Ecoli ​ by observing  the proper responses of wild­ type ​ Ecoli ​ Lac Operon as a control group. Mutated strains of​  Ecoli  were placed in four test tubes, each containing a different substance (lactose, glucose, water and lactose  and glucose)...

    Bacterial conjugation, Escherichia coli, Glucose 993  Words | 5  Pages

  • Unknown Report

    Unknown Report #3.4 11/12/09 Biol 2133 Fall 2009 November 12, 2009 Unknown Report Purpose: The purpose of the unknown report is to be able to identify an unknown bacteria culture using a series of differential tests. The recognition of these unknown bacterial cultures is achieved by the isolation and differentiation of the unknown culture based on certain biochemical characteristics, and metabolic pathways. The result of each test performed helps in the process of elimination, to...

    Bacteria, Enterobacteria, Enterobacteriaceae 594  Words | 3  Pages

  • E-Coli

    proteins that are capable of deactivating or exporting the antibiotic (Liu, 2012). Over time the bacteria E. coli became resistant to the antibiotics, and once resistant then the medicine (penicillin) has no effect (Doughari 2012). The purpose of the experiment is to understand the processes by which genes can be inserted into plasmids, also to gain some experience in cloning genes via E. coli, lastly to understand the medicinal and other implications of gene transfer among organisms (Hoot, Wimpee...

    Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, DNA 1026  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unknow Lab Report

    Introduction The purpose of this lab was to identify unknown bacteria cultures using various differential tests, and my unknown bacteria is #17. The identification of these unknown cultures was accomplished by separating and differentiating possible bacteria based on specific biochemical characteristics. Whether the tests performed identified specific enzymatic reactions or metabolic pathways, each was used in a way to help recognize those specifics and identify the unknown cultures. The differential tests...

    Bacteria, Bacteriology, Gram staining 1319  Words | 4  Pages

  • pGLO Lab Report

    Bacterial Transformation Lab Report Backround: The plasmid pGLO contains an antibiotic-resistance gene, ampR, and the GFP gene is regulated by the control region of the ara operon. Ampicillin is an antibiotic that kills E. coli, so if E. coli, so if E. coli cells contain the ampicillin-resistance gene, the cells can survive exposure to ampicillin since the ampicillin-resistance gene encodes an enzyme that inactivates the antibiotic. Thus, transformed E. coli cells containing ampicillin-resistance...

    Agar plate, Ampicillin, Bacteria 835  Words | 4  Pages

  • Microbiology Lab Chap 1

    Cynthia Alonzo, M.S. Version 42-0249-00-01 Lab Report Assistant This document is not meant to be a substitute for a formal laboratory report. The Lab Report Assistant is simply a summary of the experiment’s questions, diagrams if needed, and data tables that should be addressed in a formal lab report. The intent is to facilitate students’ writing of lab reports by providing this information in an editable...

    Aperture, Bacteria, F-number 851  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pglo Lab

    Genetic transformation of Escherichia coli with pGLO (Adapted from: Biotechnology Explorer: Bacterial Transformation: The pGLO System. Instructors Guide. BIO-RAD). Objectives a. To understand one of the most commonly used techniques for introducing DNA into E. coli cells and its use in molecular cloning. b. To become familiar with the concept of using green fluorescent protein (GFP) as a molecular tag for studying gene expression in bacteria and other organisms. ...

    Bacteria, DNA, Escherichia coli 1283  Words | 5  Pages

  • Microbiology Case Study

    Introduction to Microbiology – Case Study 1 Kristen Alejos You are working as an emergency room nurse in Topeka when a mother brings in her 8 year old son because of severe, bloody diarrhea. When questioned, the boy said that it hurts when he goes to the bathroom and his mother said he had vomited in the previous two days. When asked about their previous movements, the mother and son both mentioned a backyard barbeque that had taken place 6 days earlier. The boy complained that his mother...

    Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Diarrhea 765  Words | 3  Pages

  • Microbiology lab 4 post

    Susceptibility Lab #4 Purpose: The lab was completed to determine the susceptibility of Staphylococcus epidermidis, E. coli, Psuedomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Candida albicans against the antibiotics Streptomyocin, Tetracycline, Penicillin, Gentamicin, Chloramphenicol, Erythromycin, and Ampicillin using Kirby-Bauer Method/ Disc Diffusion testing. Materials: 5 Mueller-Hinton media plates Tryptic Soy Broth (TSB) containing Staph epidermidis TSB containing E. coli TSB containing Psuedomonas...

    Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Microbiology 541  Words | 3  Pages

  • microbiology lab

    Abstract The primary focus of this lab was on microscopy and simple stains. Crystal violet and Carbol fuchsine, simple staining components, were used to stain the slide in order to see the different microbes in order to determine their cellular shape and identify unknown ones by comparing. Introduction Bacterial cells are usually colorless because cytoplasm, for the most part, is transparent. Since the bacteria are colorless, it is almost essential to add a stain to make the bacteria more visible...

    Bacteria, Bacterial cell structure, Cell 928  Words | 4  Pages

  • Lab Report on Controlling Microbes

    24, 2013 Richard Skaggs I have complied with all rules of academic integrity while preparing this 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 | Yes | Yes | Yes | 95% | 75% | 90% | 10 Seconds | Yes | Yes | Yes | 80% | 60% | 90% | ...

    Antibiotic resistance, Antiseptic, Bacteria 1488  Words | 4  Pages

  • E. Coli Genetic Transformation with pGLO Plasmid

    Student Lab Section 6 E. Coli Genetic Transformation with pGLO Plasmid Introduction: Genetic transformation is where one organism takes on a characteristic from another organism (Bacterial Transformation 2013). For this experiment we used the bacteria E. Coli to take in foreign jellyfish DNA which will allow it to change genetic material. This experiment determines the effects that the plasmid pGLO has in transferring the Green Florescent Protein found in a jellyfish into the bacteria. It...

    Bacteria, DNA, Escherichia coli 1189  Words | 4  Pages

  • Guidelines for Writing a Lab Report

    LAB REPORT GUIDELINES Writing a good lab report is an important goal of your science education, and gives you the opportunity to enhance your writing skills and to communicate your understanding of the scientific process to others. Your lab report for this semester will be a write up of your independent research project. This will follow the standard format for a lab report and should include the following sections: Title Introduction Materials and Methods Results Discussion Conclusion ...

    Design of experiments, Experiment, Hypothesis 1453  Words | 6  Pages

  • Enteric Lab Report Brooke Addario

     Identification and Diagnosis of Unknown Enteric Bacteria in an Infected Patient Using an Enteropluritube Brooke Addario 2/16/2015 BIO 488C - Section J TA – Jacob Karsten Introduction: Enteric bacteria are members of the Enterobacteriaceae family of microorganisms. These gram negative, rod shaped, facultative anaerobes are found in the intestinal tracts of humans and animals. Enteric bacteria can be pathogenic; however, they are also a normal part of human bacterial flora and are therefore...

    Bacteria, Escherichia coli, Feces 1404  Words | 8  Pages

  • Microbiology Lab Report 10

    Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory report №10 Physical factors affecting growth microbes: Temperature, pH and oxygen requirement. Student: Temirlan Aitbekov Lab partner: Kanat Sadykov Instructor: Alessandra Clementi, MD,GP Lab date: 7/11/14 Due date: 14/11/14 Nazarbayev University Abstract: This experiment is directed...

    Bacteria, Escherichia coli, Facultative anaerobic organism 2021  Words | 8  Pages

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