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by Viane in Iowa
Sun Jun 12, 2005 3:35 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: MRSA and phage therapy
Replies: 1
Views: 3447

MRSA and phage therapy

Can any one direct me to a webpage or something that can tell me more about how phage therapy is being used on MRSA. I thought it was a new way to treat resistant pathogens but I read one thing somewhere (can't seem to find my way back there) that lead me to believe that it has been used for quite s...
by Viane in Iowa
Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you know about acetoin?
Replies: 1
Views: 5049

What do you know about acetoin?

I am trying to figure out what this is exactly. We did an MRVP test on E Coli and Enterobacter aerogenes. In the Voges-Proskauer (VP) portion of the test the indicator, Methyl red, turned yellow if acetoin was present. I believe that was because the pH was above 6.0 (acetoin is supposed to be neutra...
by Viane in Iowa
Wed Jun 01, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Anaerobic respiration....
Replies: 3
Views: 6273

Thank you !

You have really helped me understand how this works.

Viane
by Viane in Iowa
Mon May 30, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Anaerobic respiration....
Replies: 3
Views: 6273

Anaerobic respiration....

I'm confused. I have learned that respiration is anaerobic if the final electron receptor is not oxygen. What about the Krebs cycle? Isn't that an aerobic activity and don't anaerobic bacteria go through a Krebs cycle during respiration?

Thanks,
Viane