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MIC Practical 1 misc

Cocci spheres
Cocci in clusters spheres clustered together
Cocci in chains spheres linked together in chain-like arrangements
Bacilli rod-shaped
Spirals spiral shaped
A gram-positive cocci Streptococcus
A gram-positive bacillus Bacillus or Clostridium
A gram-negative cocci Neisseria gonorrhea
A gram-negative bacillus Escherichia coli
A spore-forming organism Bacillus or Clostridium
An acid-fast organism Mycobacterium
How would you identify the mold Aspergillus? wooly, green; conidiospores
How would you identify the mold Penicillium? powdery, dark green; conidiospores
How would you identify the mold Rhizopus? cottony, black spores; sporangiospores
Example of a genus name of yeast Candida
Explain why we use Sabouraud Dextrose Agar to grow fungi. Because fungi grows at a lower pH than most organisms
Transformation Bacteria take free or “naked” DNA from the environment and are able to translate and express that DNA for their own purposes
Explain the use of a candle jar. Plates are put in a jar along with a candle;lid is sealed. As flame burns, O decreases and the flame goes out. Oxygen is present, but at a lower percentage than in the atmosphere. The concentration of carbon dioxide increases as a result of the flame.
Facultative Anaerobic organisms Grows in oxygen, in candle jar, and in GasPak
Obligate Anaerobic organisms Grows only in GasPak
Microaerophilic organisms Grows best in the candle jar; grows right at the point where the oxygen level is diminishing in the thioglycollate broth
Created by: slarmentrout