Basic Microbiology

Basic Microbiology

In this category, we will discuss the basic concepts of Microbiology.

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Filtration Sterilization Types, Mechanism, Uses

Filtration is the most popular method to sterilize heat sensitive liquid and gases, without exposure to denaturing temperatures. Instead...

Jan 19 · 3 min read >

Centrifugation of blood – Blood Separation

The process of dividing whole blood into its components is known as blood separation. For research purposes, diagnostic and...

Jan 2 · 4 min read >

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Sucrose gradient centrifugation

Technique for the characterization and preparation of subcellular particles. A sucrose gradient is used to fill a centrifuge tube...

Jan 2 · 1 min read >

RCF Centrifugation and RPM Centrifugation

When working with centrifuges you'll encounter two different measurement units that are called the Relative Centrifugal Force (RCF) and...

Dec 31 · 4 min read >

Scope of Microbiology

Microbiology is among the most popular subjects after BiPC and is an important field of Biology that studies the...

Nov 20 · 6 min read >

Measurement of Bacterial Growth

Bacterial growth is a biological process which involves the increase of cell number, cell mass and cell activity.

Nov 1 · 8 min read >

Scope of Epidemiology

The term epidemiology is derived from the Greek words epi, which means "on or upon;" demos, which means "the...

Oct 30 · 5 min read >

Testing of Disinfectants (evaluation methods of disinfectants)

The process of establishing documented evidence that a disinfectant will consistently remove or inactivate known or possible pathogens from...

Oct 30 · 7 min read >

Physical Methods of Sterilization

Microorganisms can grow over a wide range of temperatures, from very low temperatures characteristic of psychrophiles to the very...

Oct 28 · 15 min read >

Chemical Method of Sterilization – Types, Mode of Action, Application, Examples.

It involves the use of chemical agents to control the growth of microorganisms. Chemicals also are employed to prevent microbial...

Oct 26 · 16 min read >

Microbial Control Methods

The Microbial Control Method refers to those methods which are used to prevent or inhibit the growth of microbes.

Oct 25 · 3 min read >

Diauxic growth Curve, Definition, Occurrence.

When a bacterium is incubated in a medium containing two sugars one monosaccharide and another di or polysaccharide (like...

Jun 26 · 2 min read >

Synchronous culture Definition, Methods, Application.

A synchronous or synchronized culture is a microbiological culture or a cell culture which contains the cells that are...

Jun 25 · 1 min read >

Continuous Culture Definition, Advantage, Application, Systems

Continuous Culture is an ‘open’-culture system for the cultivation of microorganisms or cells in which fresh sterilized medium is...

Jun 25 · 3 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 · 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 · 11 min read >

Carl Woese’s Classification – Three Domain Classification

Carl Woese’s Classification. Before 1969, there was two-kingdom classification, in which life was divided into two kingdoms such as,...

Aug 15 · 5 min read >

Whittaker’s Five Kingdom Classification – Advantages and Limitations

Whittaker’s Five Kingdom Classification brings evolutionary changes in classification system of organisms. Since the centuries, biologists are trying to...

Aug 12 · 6 min read >

Binomial Nomenclature Definition, Rules, Examples, Advantages, Disadvantages

Binomial Nomenclature is a system that is used to provide a unique name to organisms, including plants, animals, microorganisms,...

Aug 8 · 3 min read >
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