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Colonies

(noun) Plural form of colony.

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An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells

... Human ES cells show several important differences from murine ES cells in culture. They grow more slowly, and form flat rather than spherical colonies, also more easily dissociated into single cells than their mouse counterparts. Human ES cells are also unresponsive to LIF and require culture ...

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by 2444256703
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells
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How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]

... of such on plates with growth agar (for E.coli simple LB, for Kefir, no idea). Let them growth (E.coli for 1 day at 37°C) and count number of colonies (pick plates with 10-300 colonies, that's why you do the dilution, because <10 colonies makes big error and hundreds of colonies are hard ...

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by JackBean
Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Re: How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]

... a selective stain for E.coli you may be able to count them separately. Also, what you can do is, use serial dilution technique and then pick up colonies on final plates and distinguish as Kefir or E. coli based on microscopic observations and possibly some tests. Does this solve your problem? ...

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by Hrushikesh
Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:00 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?

Well, the standard way is to filter the water and keep the filter on some growth medium to see how many colonies will form. However, not every growth medium will suit every bacteria and some bacteria are unculturable in general. More precise way is to do 16S RNA sequencing, ...

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by JackBean
Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:34 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?
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Views: 2799

Re: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... the first bacteria where Luciferase was observed did not produce this luminescent response when growing in small numbers, but when big colonies occurred this luminescent response was observed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autoinducer#Discovery How "intelligent" would they ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 5
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