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Yeast Busters: Stopping Fungus in its Tracks with Antifungal Medicines

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In this Science Buddies science project, you'll determine how different antifungal medications slow or stop the growth of fungus. You can customize this kit to include the yeast, graduated cylinder, thermometer, and other supplies needed to complete this experiment.

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Have you ever wondered how antibiotics and other medicines are able to stop dangerous infections? Fungal infections can be particularly dangerous, but we have developed many different antifungal medications that can usually deal with these infections. But how do antifungal medications work, and how effective are they? In this science project, you will test how well different common antifungal medications can stop the growth of baker's yeast, a harmless variety of fungus often used in baking.

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