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ERIC Number: EJ434921
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Selection for Spontaneous "Escherichia coli" Streptomycin Mutants Using Basic Fuchsin.
Walkosz, Ronald
American Biology Teacher, v53 n7 p430-31 Oct 1991
An exercise that uses a common bacterium, E. coli, in great numbers, to detect a demonstrable change in the ability of some cells to become resistant to the common antibiotic streptomycin is presented. The procedure for preparing and pouring the gradient antibiotic plates is provided. The advantages of using the Basic Fuchsin in the agar are listed. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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