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Simple Stain Kit

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Beginning - Easy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.
Start with the basics of bacteriology. Using simple staining techniques, students examine bacteria and identify their basic morphology. Kit comes with cultures, staining supplies, and teacher's manual with student guide. Additional materials are needed but not supplied, including a microscope with an oil immersion objective.

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What’s Included:
  • Bacillus megaterium Tube Culture
  • Micrococcus luteus Tube Culture
  • Rhodospirillum rubrum Tube Culture
  • 1 Bacteria, Yeast, and Blood Prepared Slide
  • 72 Microscope Slides
  • 1 Inoculating Loop
  • 4 Crystal Violet Stain, 1%, 30 mL, with Dropper
  • 1 Bibulous Paper Booklet
  • 1 China Marker
  • 1 Carolina® Immersion Oil
  • 1 Autoclave Disposal Bag
  • 1 Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  •  Microscope with a 40x Objective
  •  Bunsen Burner or Alcohol Burner
  •  Staining Tray
  •  Clothespin
  •  Distilled Water
  •  Stopwatch or Clock with Second Hand
  •  Paper Towels
  •  Disinfectant (such as 70% ethanol)
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