COAGULASE TEST

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

MICROBIOLOGY GLOSSARY

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

YEAST AND MOULDS

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Spread the loveYeast and mould are the two basic morphological forms in which fungal organisms are known to grow or develop into. And this does […]

SOME FUNGAL FEATURES

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

HISTORY OF MYCOLOGY

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Spread the loveWhat is mycology? Mycology is simply defined as the study of fungi. Fungi (singular: fungus) are eukaryotic and heterotrophic microorganisms that do not […]

BRIEF EXPLANATIONS ON FUNGI

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Spread the loveFungi are an important group of eukaryotic microorganisms that lack photosynthetic ability but possess tremendous economic, health and scientific value. First, some fungi […]

BACTERIAL MORPHOLOGY/SHAPES

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Spread the loveBacteria (singular: Bacterium) is one of the two important members of the prokaryotes (i.e., cells in which the chromosomes are not separated from […]