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Monthly Archives: April 2013

26 Apr

The antigens of a microorganism can be determined by a procedure called serological typing also known as sero typing.  This involves adding a suspension of microorganism to antiserum that contains antibodies specific for antigens associated with the microorganism.  If antigens … Continue reading

12 Apr

Organisms of different species differ not only in their morphology and physiology but also in the characteristics that make up their molecular structure resulting in different serotypes.  The proteins, polysaccharides, nucleic acids, and lipids define the molcular structure of an … Continue reading