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Starch-eating

starch-eating --> amylophagia

A morbid craving for starch.

Synonym: starch-eating.

Origin: amylo-_ G. Phago, to eat


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URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!

... – NEGATIVE, MANNITOL – NEGATIVE, DULCITOL – NEGATIVE (A) ACID PRODUCTION MEDIUM YELLOW BUT NO GAS IN DURHAM TUBE – SUCROSE, LACTOSE, MALTOSE. STARCH HYDROLYSIS – NEGATIVE CITRATE UTLISISATION – NEGATIVE INDOLE PRODUCTION – NEGATIVE HYDROGEN SULPHIDE PRODUCTION – NEGATIVE METHYL RED TEST – ...

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by microbiologyhelp
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:09 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING UNKNOWN BACTERIA!!!
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Anabolic reaction of polymers

You use glucose phosphate to make starch, that's what you need energy for.

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by JackBean
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:13 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anabolic reaction of polymers
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Anabolic reaction of polymers

For example if we give energy to some glucose it realeses starch .but we will do bond, but we use energy. dont we use enery to break up bonds? or we use this energy to break up the hdyrogen bonds between glucoses themselves?then how energy affect glucose ...

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by Perotin
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:08 am
 
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Topic: Anabolic reaction of polymers
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Practical Examination (AS)

... how fast oxygen is given off. Or measuring the disappearance of a substrate rather than the appearance of a product (basiccly just using a starch solution with the enzyme amylase and pipetting it into a tray with potasium iodide and idone and timing how long it takes for the starch to vanish). ...

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by marineman
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:49 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Practical Examination (AS)
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Help! "Unknown Bacteria" I have no idea where to look =T

... test read positive. My results were: 1. Gram- + 2. Morph- Coccus, cluster 3. Lactose fermentation- acid, yellow + 4. Gelatin hydrolysis- - 5. Starch Hydrolysis- - 6. Catalase- + 7. Oxidase- + 8. MR/VP- MR + VP - 9. SIM- -, There may be motility I did not account for, but I did not see any ...

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by stephanie1234
Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:44 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help! "Unknown Bacteria" I have no idea where to look =T
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