This practical activity (or one very like it) is required by BTEC Level 3 courses in the UK.
Our version is an adaptation of an undergraduate practical.
AIM OF THE ACTIVITY
This practical activity allows students to calculate the number of T4 bacteriophages in a suspension using serial dilution.
EACH STUDENT OR WORKING GROUP WILL NEED
T4 BACTERIOPHAGE SUSPENSION
T4 bacteriophage suspension ..... 450 µL ..... £13.00 (GBP)
E. coli B strain slope culture ..... £18.00 (GBP)
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T4 bacteriophage preys upon the B strain of E. coli.