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Culture media

Culture media Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Koch postulate

Definition noun The four principles intended to ascertain the underlying relationships between a microbe and a... Read More

Fcs

Fcs --> foetal calf serum (Science: cell culture) The serum originating from embryonic calves and an expensive component... Read More

Fastidious organism

Definition ‘’noun, plural: fastidious organisms‘’ An organism that has complex nutritional requirements. Usage The... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Cultivated yeast

Definition noun, plural: cultivated yeasts Yeast that is grown in cultures for specific purposes such as bread making,... Read More

Disaccharide

Definition noun plural: disaccharides di·sac·cha·ride, daɪˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A (carbohydrate) composed of... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Maltose

Definition noun plural: maltoses mal·tose, ˈmɔːltəʊz A reducing disaccharide formed when two glucose monomers join... Read More

Anther culture

Anther culture a plant culturing technique in which immature pollen is made to divide andgrow into tissue (either callus or... Read More

Glutamine

A crystalline amino acid occurring in proteins; important in protein metabolism.One of the 20 amino acids that are commonly... Read More

Streptomycin

streptomycin (Science: drug) Commonly used antibiotic in cell culture media: acts only on prokaryotes and blocks transition... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More