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Carolina BioKits®: Antibiotic Sensitivity Classroom (with Perishables)

Item # 154740P



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Antibiotics are chemicals produced by one microbe that inhibit other microbes. Students study the effect of 6 different antibiotics on a Gram+ bacterium and Gram- bacterium. Exercise requires 3 consecutive days to complete. Enough materials for a class of 30 students. Complete instructions included. Keep bacteria cultures at room temperature. Refrigerate antibiotic disks until use. Perfect to introduce beginner students to microbiology and antibiotic production. Perishable materials included.

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Components Qty Included?
Bacillus cereus Broth Culture   1 Included
Escherichia coli Broth Culture   1 Included
Ampicillin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Chloramphenicol Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Gentamycin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Penicillin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Streptomycin Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Tetracycline Antibiotic Disks 50 Included
Nutrient Agar, 125 mL 4 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 20 Included
White Control Disks 30 Included
Forceps 11 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag 1 Included
Techniques for Studying Bacteria and Fungi Manual 1 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Metric Rulers 10 Needed, Not included
Labeling Markers 10 Needed, Not included
Water Bath or Pan of Boiling Water 1 Needed, Not included
Bunsen Burners 10 Needed, Not included
Heat-Resistant Gloves 1 Needed, Not included
Incubator (optional) 1 Needed, Not included
Paper Towels Needed, Not included
Gloves Needed, Not included
Matches Needed, Not included
Disinfectant (70% ethanol or bleach) Needed, Not included

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