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by Sepals
Mon May 11, 2009 8:41 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Good book to read
Replies: 9
Views: 6973

DNA by Watson.
by Sepals
Mon May 11, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: How is everyone doing?
Replies: 24
Views: 16358

Re: How is everyone doing?

I got the job! :mrgreen:
by Sepals
Fri May 01, 2009 2:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: How is everyone doing?
Replies: 24
Views: 16358

Re: How is everyone doing?

Got an interview for a dream job next Thursday! It's a research position examing biocide resistance.
by Sepals
Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Last person to reply wins.
Replies: 8431
Views: 2436790

Re: Last person to reply wins.

I win! :mrgreen:
by Sepals
Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:29 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microbiology, Biological Sciences, (x)
Replies: 6
Views: 7015

Re: Microbiology, Biological Sciences, (x)

I thought I got this job because I emphasised the relevant experience I got on my MSc (in microbiology), but most people at my workplace had not specialised in the subject. So it turns out it's not that important for working here. It technically doesn’t matter what your degree is called, but what’s ...
by Sepals
Mon Apr 20, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Horse blood agar
Replies: 8
Views: 12248

Re: Horse blood agar

JorgeLobo wrote:Horse blood agar can't be counted on to provide the same effects as is seen on sheep blood agar.

Why are you using the stuff?
Horse blood is more nutritious than sheep blood, which is why it is preferred in the UK. I used hourse blood on my MSc and it didn't affect haemolysis.
by Sepals
Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Horse blood agar
Replies: 8
Views: 12248

Beta haemolysis is a clear area around the colonies.

Alpha haemolysis is a greenish area around the colonies.

There's also so called gamma, which is technically no haemolysis.
by Sepals
Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Pathology HPV
Replies: 4
Views: 11129

Re: Pathology HPV

Not sure what your question is. :S

The causative agent is HPV, which as you say is a virus, and therefore not an organism. It can result in genital warts in men and cervical cancer in women.
by Sepals
Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Paramyxovirus (mumps)
Replies: 6
Views: 6945

Re: Paramyxovirus (mumps)

Have you googled it? Because I have and the answer is in the first link. I feel like sharing so here it is:

http://pathmicro.med.sc.edu/mhunt/mump-meas.htm
by Sepals
Wed Apr 01, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Last person to reply wins.
Replies: 8431
Views: 2436790

April Fools, you all actually lose!
by Sepals
Wed Apr 01, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: SDS-PAGE help please
Replies: 6
Views: 17936

Re: SDS-PAGE help please

So these move towards a potive pole:

http://www.bio.davidson.edu/COURSES/GEN ... SPAGE.html
by Sepals
Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Paramyxovirus (mumps)
Replies: 6
Views: 6945

Re: Paramyxovirus (mumps)

Health protection agency.