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Monthly Archives: August 2013

30 Aug

Aseptic technique ensures that no contaminating organisms are introduced into culture materials when these materials are innoculated.  It also prevents the handler of the organisms from being contaminated.  Aseptic technique can be used to transfer broth culture to a plate … Continue reading

16 Aug

Fungi are heterotrophic eukaryotic organisms that produce exoenzymes and absorb their nutrients.  Fungi may be saprophytic or parasitic and can be unicellular or filamentous.  The features that separate fungi from other organisms are: eukaryotic, heterotrophic, lack tissue differentiation, have cell … Continue reading

02 Aug

The shape and structure of bacteria make it easy to identify them.  The structure of bacteria is simple.  They have supercoiled DNA in the cytoplasm and are able to carry out photosynthesis and respiration.  Their cell wall is made of … Continue reading