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Fimbriae and pili Structure, Functions, Differences.

Fimbriae and pili are interchangeable words employed to indicate short, hair-like structures on the outsides of procaryotic cells. Same...

Jan 11, 2021 · 3 min read >

Flagellar Movement Mechanisms and Chemotaxis.

When a bacterial cell moves towards a chemical substance or away from repellents is called chemotaxis. Motile bacteria additionally...

Jan 10, 2021 · 5 min read >

Bacterial Flagella: Definition, Structure, Types, Functions, Rotation, Examples.

Most of the motile bacteria locomote by using threadlike appendages which is extending outward from the plasma membrane and...

Jan 8, 2021 · 4 min read >

Difference Between Compound Microscope and Simple Microscope.

Comparison between Compound Microscope and Simple Microscope.

Jan 7, 2021 · 39 sec read >

Bacterial Capsule: Definition, Functions, Composition, Types, Demonstration, and examples.

Capsules are a types of Gelatinous covering layer of entire bacterium which are well organized and not easily washed...

Jan 6, 2021 · 3 min read >

Glycocalyx Definition, Composition, Types, Functions.

Glycocalyx is made up of glycosaminoglycans, proteoglycans, and other glycoproteins bearing acidic oligosaccharides and terminal sialic acids.

Jan 5, 2021 · 4 min read >

Study of Chlamydomonas and Volvox by using Whole mount

Chlamydomonas are single-celled green flagellates while Volvox is a part of colonial phytoflagellate that develops a hollow spheroid with...

Jan 2, 2021 · 1 min read >

Study of Rhizopus by using Temporary Mount.

Rhizopus is a multicellular, saprophytic fungi and found on plants. They are parasitic on animals.

Jan 2, 2021 · 1 min read >

How to Use a Compound Microscope

A compound microscope is a laboratory instrument with high magnification power, which is consists of more than one lenses.

Jan 2, 2021 · 1 min read >

Study of Penicillium using Temporary Mount

Penicillium can be found in a freezer that has not been cleaned for a duration of 2 months or...

Jan 1, 2021 · 3 min read >

Study of Aspergillus by using Temporary Mount Technique

The Lactophenol Cotton Blue solution stains the chitinous cell wall of the fungal cell, which makes them different from...

Jan 1, 2021 · 2 min read >

Temporary Wet Mount (TWM) technique for observation of Living Organisms.

In Mounting technique, the specimen to be observed is held on a microscopic slide by using a coverslip.

Jan 1, 2021 · 2 min read >

Isolation of Microorganism From Air

The microbial content of the outer atmosphere is changing with the season, it contains various pollen, algae, mosses, grains,...

Dec 31, 2020 · 2 min read >

Membrane Filtration Method, Types, Advantages, Disadvantages, Applications.

In this article, we will learn about the Membrane filtration methods, definition, applications, advantages, disadvantages. Before heading towards Membrane...

Dec 14, 2020 · 7 min read >

Plant Tissue Culture Definition, techniques, Media composition, types, application.

Before learning about plant tissue culture, first you have to learn about tissue culture and its importance. So, lets...

Dec 12, 2020 · 7 min read >

Culture medium Definition, Preparation, Classification

The food supply upon which microorganisms thrive in laboratories is termed as a culture medium or culture media. Culture...

Dec 10, 2020 · 11 min read >

What does ph stand for?

What does ph stand for? The pH perpetually addressed as little p, big H. The pH of a substance...

Dec 9, 2020 · 2 min read >

PH Meter Definition, Principle, Parts, Types, Application, Procedure.

pH Meter Definition A pH meter is a precise instrument that weighs the hydrogen-ion movement in water-based suspensions, showing...

Dec 8, 2020 · 8 min read >

Hot air oven Definition, Principle, Parts, Application, Procedure.

Hot air oven Definition A hot air oven is a laboratory instrument that uses dry heat to sterilize laboratory...

Dec 7, 2020 · 4 min read >

BOD Incubator: Definition, Principle, Components, Procedure, Application.

BOD Incubator also known as Biological Oxygen Demand incubator. In microbiology laboratories, it is broadly used for cell culture...

Dec 6, 2020 · 3 min read >