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Determinative

Determinative

Having power to determine; limiting; shaping; directing; conclusive. Incidents . . . Determinative of their course. (i. Taylor) determinative tables, tables presenting the specific character of minerals, plants, etc, to assist in determining the species to which a specimen belongs.

Origin: cf. F. Determinatif.


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Re: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!

Looks like a job for Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology. hey cheers for the reply, can you please help me with identifying it?:)

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by microbiologyhelp
Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:31 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
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Re: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!

Looks like a job for Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology.

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by jonmoulton
Fri Nov 22, 2013 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
Replies: 6
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Gram Positive Cocci

Hey your bacteria might be micrococcus luteus or something which is the same as micrococcus Kocuria, I believe. Try using the Bergy's manual of determinative bacteriology. Good luck and if you can take a look at mine and help me out that would be great!

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by ohyesitskim
Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:34 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Gram Positive Cocci
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gram negative cocci. please help

... But again, it won't tell you if it's Gram negative... For determining your bacteria though, you should consider using "Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology". It's pretty helpful.

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by keetner
Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:23 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: gram negative cocci. please help
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Re: Microbiology help in identifying Gram + rod for my unknown

Curious - is this beginning micro lab? You can rule out some species but a specific ID is probably not readily obtained. I'd start with Bergey's Determinative ( http://www.uiweb.uidaho.edu/micro_biology/250/IDFlowcharts.pdf ). You'll see some of it's pretty subjective and for many species, you ...

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by JorgeLobo
Wed May 09, 2012 11:36 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microbiology help in identifying Gram + rod for my unknown
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