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a republic in central africa lying between gabon and democratic republic of the congo. Its capital is brazzaville. It became a territory of french equatorial africa in 1910, a french overseas territory in 1946, an autonomous republic within the french community in 1958, and achieved independence in 1960. The country takes its name from the congo river running through it: the bantu name for the river means mountain, with reference to the local topography.

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Ebola Info

... the areas where the (unknown) host of the virus is endemic -> - It is found in the West/Central Africa, e.g. around the Ebola river and the Congo region. Also, some strains are from tropical regions in Asia if I recall correctly. - The disease is extremely lethal. - The number of victims ...

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by biohazard
Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:57 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Ebola Info
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What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there

... in the lab. You'll just have to wait for a long period of time, may take a week to see growth. Of course, you have to add antifungal agents (like Congo Red) coz surely your soil contains a lot of spores. Forest soil has a lot of these. You can also find Clostridium in soil if you feel like growing ...

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by mkwaje
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there
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Red congo derivative X-34 amyloid staining

Hi all, I would like to know if it is possible to find X-34 commercialy because I can not find it anywhere. if someone has another idea to replace it I am open to new ideas but it need to not interfere with a GFP signal. if you have protocol for that dye in C.elegans it would be wonderfull thanks a ...

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by matthieuNJ
Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Red congo derivative X-34 amyloid staining
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Identification test for RHIZOBIUM

could any one send me pictures of rhizobium on YEMA plate. with congo red dye. or tell me about those links where i could find some.

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by aashimalhotra
Fri Sep 26, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identification test for RHIZOBIUM
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Views: 6211

Spermatozoa staining

I need references to stain spermatozoa in order to investigate their viability/vitality. I read that double-staining (trypan blue/congo red + Giemsa) is good to differ dead/alive and also the presence of acrosome. Triple-staining (eosin/nigrosin+Bismarck brown+...(I forgot the third dye)) ...

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by DoctorStein
Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Spermatozoa staining
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