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The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday. Ash Wednesday.

Origin: OE. Wednesdai, wodnesdei, AS. Wodnes daeg, i. E, Woden's day (a translation of L. Dies Mercurii); fr. Woden the highest god of the Teutonic peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to OS. Wodan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. Othinn, D. Woensdag Wednesday, Icel. Othinsdagr, Dan. & Sw. Onsdag. See Day, and cf. Woden, Wood.

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Capsules and Slime layers

... I was just wondering seen as a capsule is attached to G+ cell walls does that mean that slime layers attach to G- cell walls? Ive an exam on Wednesday and im just trying to get my head around the surface structure of bacteria.. If anyone could answer my question it would be greatly appriciated ...

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by dizzysally
Sat May 19, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Capsules and Slime layers
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Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... would be best? I haven't done this, but surely it would be wise to acknowledge this mistake in the conclusion... Please get back to me before Wednesday! P.S. If you mean finding that garlic has antimicrobial activity before the investigation, why would that be necessary? Isn't the test itself ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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ENTOMOLOGY - Winter field study?

... going to study BSc microbiology this year in hope that it may help to study medical entomology later - I have an interview in my choice uni next Wednesday so wish me luck! :) ) Well, that's enough of an introduction. I was just wondering if there is anything one might suggest studying at this ...

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by Squirrell
Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:34 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: ENTOMOLOGY - Winter field study?
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Re: HELP! Identification of unknown gram-positive bacterium!?

Wednesday in lab I went ahead and streaked my organism to a blood agar plate to obtain further information and check for beta hemolysis and growth characteristics. Are there any other biochemical tests I might consider running?

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by MGremillion
Sat Apr 09, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HELP! Identification of unknown gram-positive bacterium!?
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Forum: Ecology
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