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Gram Stain and Bacterial Morphology Kit (with perishables)

Item # 154728P Exclusive

BeginningEasy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.
For 32 students. Easy-to-use Gram stain kit allows you to view Gram-positive bacteria (blue) versus Gram-negative bacteria (pink) for bacteriological identification. Kit provides bacterial cultures that represent all 3 bacterial morphologies (rods, spheres, spirals). Students can use classification to identify bacteria. Requires oil immersion lens. Includes detailed instructions.

Price

$75.75

In stock and available to ship.

BeginningEasy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.

Students will:

  • Prepare bacteria smear slides
  • Conduct Gram staining to distinguish between bacterial types
  • Determine the morphology of 4 different bacterial species

For 32 students in 8 groups. Bacteria stain differently because they vary in cell-wall composition. This easy-to-use Gram stain kit allows you to view Gram-positive bacteria (blue) versus Gram-negative bacteria (pink) for bacteriological identification. Kit is designed with bacterial cultures that represent all 3 bacterial morphologies (rods, spheres, and spirals) so students can use classification to identify the bacteria. Requires the use of a microscope with an oil immersion lens (not included). Activity takes 45 min to complete. Kit includes detailed instructions and bacterial cultures.

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  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.
  • This item is sold and shipped to schools and businesses only. Not available to individuals or residential addresses. Visit our Login & Registration page to learn how to create a Login and link it to an approved school or business account.

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Components Qty Included?
Bacillus megaterium Culture (Gram+ rods)  1 Included
Escherichia coli Culture (Gram– rods)  1 Included
Micrococcus luteus Culture (Gram+ spheres)  1 Included
Rhodospirillum rubrum Culture (Gram– spirals)  1 Included
Gram Iodine, 30 mL 1 Included
Denatured Ethanol, 95%, 500 mL 1 Included
Hucker Ammonium Oxalate Crystal Violet, 30 mL 1 Included
Safranin Counterstain, 30 mL 1 Included
Plastic Medicine Dropper 1 Included
Disposable Pipets 2 Included
Microscope Slides 72 Included
Inoculation Loops 60 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag 1 Included
Clothespins 32 Included
Immersion Oil 1 Included
Glass-Marking Pencil 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Microscopes with 100× Objective Oil Immersion Lens 8 Needed, Not Included
Bunsen Burners or Alcohol Burners 8 Needed, Not Included
Wash Bottles with Tap Water 8 Needed, Not Included
400-mL Beakers (for waste containers) 8 Needed, Not Included
Absorbent Paper Needed, Not Included
Bleach or Ethanol, 70% Needed, Not Included
Autoclave (if available, for disposal procedures) Needed, Not Included

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