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Microbe Melting Made Easy Kit

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Lysozyme, a constituent of human cells and many body fluids, is a part of the body's natural resistance mechanism. As its name suggests, lysozyme lyses bacterial cell walls.

Students compare the lytic effect of lysozyme from collected tears, saliva, sweat, fingernails, etc. on Micrococcus lysodeikticus, a common skin bacterium.

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$25.25

This item will ship on or about 12/22/16

Lysozyme, a constituent of human cells and many body fluids, is a part of the body's natural resistance mechanism. As its name suggests, lysozyme lyses bacterial cell walls.

Students compare the lytic effect of lysozyme from collected tears, saliva, sweat, fingernails, etc. on Micrococcus lysodeikticus, a common skin bacterium. Requires 1 day from setup to completion. A chicken egg white (positive control) is required but not supplied.

Teacher's instruction booklet includes an explanation of Alexander Fleming's discovery of lysozyme and its importance in our immune system. With Carolina™ booklet Techniques for Studying Bacteria and Fungi.

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Components Qty Included?
Freeze-dried Micrococcus lysodeikticus Included
Lysozyme Agar Included
Lysozyme Buffer Included
Lysozyme Stock Solution Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 20 Included
Sterile Serological Pipet (5 mL) Included
Differently Colored Paper Disks 7 Included
Forceps Included
Pairs Latex Gloves 10 Included
Alcohol Pads 12 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag Included
Teacher's Instruction Booklet Included
Carolina™ booklet Techniques for Studying Bacteria and Fungi Included
Chicken Egg White (positive control) Needed, Not included

Living Organism Care Information

 
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