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Ethanol

Ethanol

(Science: chemical, drug) grain alcohol, made from sugar, starch and other carbohydrates by fermentation, has sedative properties


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P2 Safety

... some advice concerning the work in P2 laboratory. It includes work with E. coli, Staphylo and Streptococcus. I always disinfect workplace with 70% ethanol. I also clean the floor from time to time (not really often), with some detergent. However, I am mostly concerned about airborne contamination. ...

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by SpellForce
Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: P2 Safety
Replies: 0
Views: 28

The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity

1) alcohole does denature proteins, but at higher concentrations 2) you added the ethanol to yest, not to proteins 3) what was in that solution? Was it some growth medium or was it just water/buffer/whatever?

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity

Hi! I'm wondering if anyone knew why by increasing ethanol concentration in a 10mL solution mixed with yeast, a greater amount of oxygen was produced? So peroxidase activity increased when i increased ethanol concentration in my lab. I thought it ...

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by wayne2824
Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:44 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

Re: Re:

... adapted to growing in blood and thus any pathogens in the blood tend to stand up in the tests. With the skin-prick method I'd say applying 70% ethanol carefully around the puncture site may help, but more important is to puncture the skin a neatly as possible (no scratching), let a drop or ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9882

Re: Re:

... adapted to growing in blood and thus any pathogens in the blood tend to stand up in the tests. With the skin-prick method I'd say applying 70% ethanol carefully around the puncture site may help, but more important is to puncture the skin a neatly as possible (no scratching), let a drop or ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 9882
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