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Carolina™ Antibiotic Production Kit (with Prepaid Coupon)

Item # 154739

Beginning—Easy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.

Kit demonstrates the production of 2 antibiotics: penicillin by a fungus and streptomycin by a bacterium. The inhibitory effect of these antibiotics on the growth of a Gram-positive bacterium and a Gram-negative bacterium are observed.

Price

$102.95

In stock and available to ship.

Beginning—Easy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.

For a class of 30. Kit demonstrates the production of 2 antibiotics: penicillin by a fungus and streptomycin by a bacterium. The inhibitory effect of these antibiotics on the growth of a Gram-positive bacterium and a Gram-negative bacterium are observed. Students can visualize the interrelationships of these microbes and understand how humankind has used microbes to produce our antibiotics. Requires 6 to 9 days from setup to completion.

** Kit and perishable components will ship separately and may arrive on different days.

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This item includes a prepaid coupon for living or perishable materials (all items). Redeem the coupon for delivery of these materials at your convenience at www.carolina.com/livingform, by phone at 800.334.5551, or by fax at 800.222.7112.

Components Qty Included?
Escherichia coli Slant Culture 1 Included
Micrococcus luteus Slant Culture 1 Included
Penicillum notatum Slant Culture 1 Included
Streptomyces griseus Slant Culture 1 Included
Antibiotic Assay Agar 6 Included
Sterile Applicator Sticks 6 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 40 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag 1 Included
Metal Inoculating Loops 2 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Bunsen Burners 2 Needed, Not included
Disinfectant Needed, Not included

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