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Tastefully Shrinking Microbes Kit (with Perishables)

Item # 154714P

Microbes can tolerate minor changes in osmotic pressure but may be killed or inhibited by the osmotic pressure exerted by high concentrations of salt or sugar. Students observe the effect of 6 concentrations of sugar or salt on 5 food spoilage microbes. Real world application to food preservation methods are addressed. Requires 7 days from setup to completion. Enough materials for a class of 30. Perfect for beginner microbiology students. Perishable cultures included.

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$90.95

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Microbes can tolerate minor changes in osmotic pressure but may be killed or inhibited by the osmotic pressure exerted by high concentrations of salt or sugar. Students observe the effect of 6 concentrations of sugar or salt on 5 food spoilage microbes. Real world application to food preservation methods are addressed. Requires 7 days from setup to completion. Enough materials for a class of 30. Perfect for beginner microbiology students. Perishable cultures included.

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Components Qty Included?
Bacillus cereus Plate Culture Included
Penicillium chrysogenum Plate Culture Included
Pseudomonas fluorescens Plate Culture Included
Saccharomyces cerevisiae Plate Culture Included
Serratia marcescens Plate Culture Included
Control Agar Included
Sucrose Agar, 0.5% Included
Sucrose Agar, 30% Included
Sucrose Agar, 60% Included
Sodium Chloride Agar, 0.5% Included
Sodium Chloride Agar, 15% Included
Sodium Chloride Agar, 30% Included
Sterile Applicator Sticks 40 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 40 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag Included
Teacher Instructions Included

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