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Tastefully Shrinking Microbes Kit (with Prepaid Coupon)

Item # 154714

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

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.

Price

$90.95

In stock and available to ship.

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

For a class of 30. 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. The application of this principle to food preservation methods is addressed. Requires 7 days from setup to completion.

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

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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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