PRESERVATION AND SANITIZATION

November 1, 2021 Microbiology 0

Preservation Preservation is the process of preventing microbial growth in manufactured products such as canned foods, pharmaceuticals and medications. Microorganisms are ubiquitous, and can infiltrate […]

DISINFECTION AND ANTISEPSIS

October 29, 2021 Microbiology 0

Disinfection Disinfection is defined as the killing, elimination or removal and the inhibition of microbial growth on inanimate objects (i.e. on non-living surfaces or objects). […]

BETA-LACTAMASE ENZYME CLASSIFICATION

October 26, 2021 Microbiology 0

Beta-lactamases are enzymes secreted by both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, and which have the ability to hydrolyze (breakdown) beta-lactam antibiotics. Beta-lactamases are responsible for bacterial […]