ERIC Number: EJ433542
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Alternative Differential Identification Approaches for 2 Similar Bacilli Commonly Studied in Microbiology.
Benathen, Isaiah A.
American Biology Teacher, v53 n3 p162-63 Mar 1991
Alternatives to the traditional unknown tests that permit a clear and unequivocal differential identification decision between Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus megaterium are presented. Plates of Phenylethyl Alcohol agar with Blood (PEAB), slants of Bile Esculin agar and plates of DNA agar are used. The materials, methods, results, and conclusions are provided. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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