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Electric/Glow bacteria

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Electric/Glow bacteria

Postby 2221121111 » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:59 pm

I was wondering if anyone knew a good strain of bacteria that would glow or be magnetic that is safe(does not cause disease and grows in agar that other bacteria doesn't grow in) and can be obtained fairly cheaply.
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Postby canalon » Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:47 am

There are some GFP E. coli available for free or almost if used for educational purpose. Where are ou located? It can be important.
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Re: Electric/Glow bacteria

Postby 2221121111 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:30 pm

How safe is it, because I can't work with anything that is even remotely unsafe so...

And I would be using it as just an interesting experiment not part of an educational institute.
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Postby JorgeLobo » Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:57 pm

Are you trained in any aspect of microbiology?
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Postby canalon » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:42 am

So I suspet noone will ever want to send you anything. Because if noone is trained, even the most inocuous bacteria can be dangerous.
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