The Voges-Proskauer test determines the capability of some organisms to produce non acidic or neutral end products, such as acetyl methyl carbinol, from the organic acids that result from glucose metabolism.
|Triple Sugar Iron Agar |
TSI test is designed to differentiate among the different groups or genera of the Enterobacteriaceae, which are all gram negative bacilli capable of fermenting sugars with the production of acid, and Hydrogen Sulphide
Urease Test determine the ability of microorganisms to degrade urea by means of the enzyme urease.
|Litmus Milk Test|
To introduce and demonstrate the principle and experimental set up for determining the microbe’s ability to transform milk substrate to metabolic end products
|Slide Culture Technique for Fungi|
To detail the experimental steps and protocol for culture , observation and identification of fungal mycelium and spores
|Bacteriophage Plaque Assay for Phage Titer|
To detail the experimental steps and protocol for the identification and quantification of bacteriophage plaques.
|Isolation and Identification of Auxotrophic and Drug Resistant Mutants|
To introduce and demonstrate the principle and experimental setup of the gradient plate technique replica plating technique for the isolation auxotrophic mutants
|Isolation and Identification of Two Bacterial Unknowns|
To introduce and demonstrate various steps involved in the identification of a bacterial unknowns from a mixed culture of organism.
|Routes of Viral Inoculation in Embryonated Eggs|
To study the different routes of inoculating virus in the embryonated eggs.
|16S Ribosomal RNA Sequencing|
To introduce and demonstrate basic principles and techniques behind the molecular level analysis of 16S Ribosomal RNA of bacteria.
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