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MICROBIOLOGY What is the purpose of general growth media, selective media, and differential media? Give examples of each. General Purpose Media General Purpose media is designed to grow most organisms and do not contain growth inhibitors. Standard Methods Agar and Blood Agar Bases are examples of general purpose media. Differential Media Differential media contain a component that allow an observable change when a specific chemical reaction takes place. Simmons Citrate Agar is an...

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work, wipe the oil off the objectives, discard your slides and clean up your bench. 3 References 1. Beishir, L.: Microbiology in Practice: A Self-Instructional Laboratory Course, Fifth Edition. (Harper Collins: New York) 1991. 2. Jawetz, Melnick and Adelberg: Medical Microbiology, Nineteenth Edition. (Appleton and Lange: Norwalk, CT) 1991. 3. Tortora, Case and Funke: Microbiology: An Introduction, Fourth Edition. (Benjamin Cummings: Redwood City, CA) 1992. 4. Zubay: Biochemistry. (Addison Wesley:...

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number of cases of disease in a community. Epidemiology - The study of the factors affecting the prevalence and spread of disease within a community. Exotoxin fatty acid Fermeter - A large tank used in industrial microbiology to grow mass quantities of microbes that can Fomite - Virtually any inanimate object an infected individual has contact with that can serve as a vehicle for the spread of disease. Fructose - One of the carbohydrates commonly...

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in the lab kit and I was therefore unable to perform and report results from this experiment. References Alonzo, C. 2008. A Laboratory Manual of Small-Scale Experiments for Independent Study of Microbiology. Englewood, CO, US: Hands-On Labs, Inc. OSMOSIS...

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Microbiology: ‘The Correct handling of Micro-organisms’ 1. Devise a title for each of the two experiments you did : (i), Experiment 1 demonstrated the growth of bacteria when placed in liquid nutrient broth culture, the number of species present had increased in growth. .(1) (ii) Experiment 2 illustrated the growth of bacteria when placed on different surfaces of solid agar plates which included: nutrient agar, CLED agar and MacConkey agar; the number of species present also had increased in growth...

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Importance Of Microbiology

Importance of Microbiology| in Nursing Agriculture Pharmacy Advertisement Microbiology is a subject dealing with microbes and related concepts. Microbiology has come a long way since discovery of microbes and is presently of great help to mankind. It is used in health care, food production, diagnosis, production of alcohol, maintenance of sterility and cleanliness etc. Though the subject was initially limited to study of microbes and their characteristics or properties, latter it was explored to...

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Microbiology Essay

kingdom of microorganisms was brought into life 3 billion years ago. Since then «the earth is a fundamentally a microbial planet, to which the micro-organisms are recent the relatively unimportant additions» (Wheelis, Mark, Principles of modern microbiology, 2008, p.1). The term microorganisms consist of bacteria, archaea, fungi, and protest, which can either be unicellular or multicellular. They first have been studied by Anton van Leeuwenhoek by the use of his own design microscope, in 1675. However...

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Intro to Microbiology

Chapter 1: The Main Themes of Microbiology What is Microbiology? • micron = small and biologia = study of living things • Microbiology = study of small living things • How small is “small”? • What do we really mean by living? • Working definition: Study of entities too small to be seen with the unaided human eye. • (< 0.2 mm = 200 µm = 200,000 nm) Types of Microbes Prokaryotes include Bacteria and Archaea Eukaryotes include Protista (Algae and Protozoa), Fungi, and Animalia ...

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What Is Microbiology

What Is Microbiology? Microbiology is the study (logy) of very small (micro) living (bio) things. Microbiology is the study of microorganisms. These "bugs" include: bacteria (that's the Latin plural for bacterium); viruses (that's the non-Latin plural for virus - virii sounds weird, so I don't say it); and, fungi (that's the Latin plural for fungus - which by now you have guessed, or already knew, and may not be all that interested to know, anyway). Microbiology is actually made up of several...

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M.D Microbiology

7351_2006_1_S03 Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka PM.D. [MICROBIOLOGY] DEGREE EXAMINATION Time: 3 Hours [Max. Marks : 100] PAPER I – GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY QP Code: 7351 Your answers should be specific to the questions asked. Draw neat labeled diagrams wherever necessary. Answer all questions LONG ESSAYS 1. 2. 2 X 20 = 40 Marks Discuss the production, properties and uses of monoclonal antibodies Discuss various in vitro antibiotic sensitivity...

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