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Sep
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comment How do I measure bacterial growth in agar dishes (either by cell mass or by cell count)?
Thank you so much. And thank you for clarifying that statement. I was about to ask the same question. Also, I understand the second part, but I am still confused on what you mean by "seeding the plates with a suspension of bacteria ensuring that you spread the solution properly. Then you can count the number of colonies, which would be equal to the number of single cells." I'm sorry if this is a silly question, it's just that I'm in 8th grade and pretty new to this. I am doing this for science fair, actually.
Sep
25
asked How do I measure bacterial growth in agar dishes (either by cell mass or by cell count)?
Sep
23
comment What are some readily available, easy to test, bacteria?
Well, nico, I want a bacteria that is known to grow quickly, as I am doing this for science fair in school (I'm in 8th grade), and I also want one that is common and is cheap. I was thinking of using E. Coli, but I would rather use a bacteria that is not as harmful and risky, as I have never done an experiment with bacteria growth before.
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Sep
23
asked What are some readily available, easy to test, bacteria?