Microbiology Experiments to accompany Microbiology

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 11/10/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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All experiments are correlated to Nester'sMicrobiology: A Human Perspective, 6/e, but can be used with any non-majors/allied health microbiology textbook.

Table of Contents

Basic Microbiology Exercise
Ubiquity of Microorganisms Exercise
Pure Culture and Aseptic Technique Exercise
Need title from Mary Exercise
The Use of the Immersion Lens and Determining Motility in a Wet Mount Exercise
Simple Stains: Positive and Negative Stains Exercise
Differential and Special Stains Exercise
Chemically Defined, Complex, Selective, and Differential Media Exercise
Quantification of Microorganisms Exercise
Aerobic and Anaerobic Growth Exercise
The Effect of Incubation Temperature on Generation Time Exercise
Moist and Dry Heat Sterilization: Thermal Death Point and Thermal Death Time Exercise
Control of Microbial Growth with Ultraviolet Light Exercise
Osmotic Pressure and Its Effect on the Rate and Amount of Microbial Growth Exercise
Antiseptics and Antibiotics Exercise
Selection of Bacterial Mutants Resistant to Antibiotics Exercise
Transformation: A Form of Genetic Recombination Exercise
Bacterial Conjugation Exercise
Gene Regulation: Induction and Catabolite Repression
The Other Microbial World Exercise
Microscopic Identification of Fungi Exercise
Paratitology: Protozoa and Helminths Exercise
Titering Prokaryotic Viruses
Microbes and Humans Exercise
Normal Skin Flora Exercise
Respiratory Microorganisms Exercise
Identification of Enteric Gram-Negative Rods Exercise
Clinical Unknown Identification
Immunology Exercise
Differential White Blood Cell Stains Exercise
Lysosome, an Enzymatic Form of Natural Resistance Exercise
Lancefield Grouping of Pathogenic Streptococci Exercise
Use of an Enzyme-Linked Immunoabsorbent Assay (ELISA) Test of Coccidiodes immitis Identification Exercise
An Ouchterlony Double Immunodiffusion Test for Coccidiodes immitis Identification
Public Health Exercise
What is the Role of Propionibacterium acnes in Acne? Exercise
Bacteriological Examination of Water: Multiple-Tube Fermentation and Membrane Filter Techniques
Applications of Biotechnology Exercise
Identifying DNA with Restriction Enzymes Exercise
Identification of Bacteria Using the Ribosomal Data Project
Individual Projects Individual Project
Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria, Cleaning Up After Oil Spills Individual Project
Luminescent Bacteria: Bateria That Produce Light
Living Microorganisms (Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, and Helminths) Chosen for Study in this Manual
Dilution Practice Problems
Use of the Metric System with Conversions to the English System of Measurement
Alternative Procedures
Use of the Ocular Micrometer for Measurement of Relative and Absolute Cell Size
Use of the Hemocytometer for Determining Total Cell Number in a Liquid Suspension
History and Working Principles of Light Microscopy
Additional Reading
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