CATALASE TEST

June 8, 2020 Microbiology 0

Catalase test is used to identify microorganisms that produce the enzyme called catalase. It is used to differentiate catalase-producing organisms (e.g. Staphylococcus species) from non-catalase […]

COAGULASE TEST

June 8, 2020 Microbiology 0

Coagulase test is used to identify bacteria that produce the enzyme coagulase, and are thus coagulase-positive. It is used to distinguish pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus (which […]

MICROBIOLOGY GLOSSARY

June 8, 2020 Microbiology 7

A Acetogenesis is mainlycharacterized by the formation of acetate. It is the process of forming acetate by acetogens through a variety of metabolic pathways including […]

YEAST AND MOULDS

June 8, 2020 Microbiology 0

Yeast and mould are the two basic morphological forms in which fungal organisms are known to grow or develop into. And this does not include […]

SOME FUNGAL FEATURES

June 8, 2020 Microbiology 0

Fungi possess certain salient characteristics that differentiate them from other forms of microbes (bacteria, viruses, algae, protozoa). These salient features of fungi are often seen […]