The NCBE provides a carefully-selected range of items for practical microbiology.

 

MICROBIAL SLOPE CULTURES

Microbial slope cultureThe NCBE provides a limited range of cultures on slopes, generally for use with practical protocols that the Centre has devised. Read more...

 

 

 

OYSTER MUSHROOM CULTURE

Oyster cap mushroomsGrow oyster mushrooms on toilet rolls (or ‘bathroom stationery’ as we like to call it here). Great for primary school investigations. Read more...

 

 

 

BACTERIAL TRANSFORMATION KIT

GFP plateA safe practical demonstration of genetic modification, with scope for open-ended investigations. Involves adding a gene encoding green fluorescent protein to bacterial cells. Read more...

 

 

T4 BACTERIOPHAGE

T4 bacteriophageEstimate the number of bacteriophages in a culture of E. coli using serial dilution. Read more...

 

 

 

 

ANTIBIOTIC PRODUCTION AND TEST CULTURES

Streptomyces cultureStreptomycin was one of the first antibiotics to be used medically: it was the first effective cure for tuberculosis (TB). Streptomycin is produced by some strains of the bacterium Streptomyces griseus, which release the antibiotic into the surrounding growth medium. Streaks of other microbes can be placed on the plate to test which are sensitive to Streptomycin. Read more...

 

MICROBIAL FUEL CELL

Microbial fuel cellUse baker's yeast (or other yeasts) to generate electricity. Ideal for studies of respiration. Read more...

 

 

 

 

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