Endospore stain

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Endospore stain

Post by Bioslave » Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:25 pm

Why is it not necessary to include a negative control for this stain? Thanks.

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Post by Cat » Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:33 pm

Endospore stain is a differential staining procedure that allows to see both spores and vegetative cells, thus including separate -ve control consisting of only vegetative cells is not required.

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Re: Endospore stain

Post by Bioslave » Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:33 am

Thanks soooooooo much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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