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Kirby Bauer Method

Quiz D pGLO part 1 Transformation

Antimicrobial agent that kills microorganism or inhibits their growth
Zone Of Inhibition concentration high enough to stop growth
Bactericidal drugs that kill the organism
Bacteriostatic stop bacteria from dividing, but not kill them
Transformation competent bacterial cells pick up DNA from the environment and make use of the genes it carries
Plasmid one or more small circular pieces of DNA
Arabinose a sugar of the pentose class
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) biochemical reaction to amplify target sequence of nucleic acid in vitro
Primers short sequences of DNA
Polymerase Enzyme synthesizes long chains or polymers of nucleic acids
Nucleotides compound of a nucleotide linked to a phosphate group, forms the basic structure of nucleic acids such as DNA
Gel Electrophoresis technique to separate genetic material DNA based upon its size
DNA the carrier of genetic information
Standard Plate Count estimates the population density in a liquid sample by plating a dilute portion and counting the colonies it produces
Serial Dilution controlled transfers down a line of dilution blanks (tubes) containing a known volume of sterile diluent ex. water
Dilution Factor determined as a dilution containing 1 mL of sample and 99mL of diluent (water) ex. D= V1/V2= 10 to the power of -2
Colony Forming Unit number of colonies that develop on a plate, a countable plate is between 30 and 300 colonies
Created by: MaryMamiChula