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Can saltwater bacteria grow in petri-dish using the same agar nutrient media?

Bacteria all have unique ranges of environmental conditions that will support their growth. If we assume they are growing in the saltwater and not just existing, Marine bacteria would at least need to ...
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What is (are) the species responsible for Lake Natron red waters?

As far as I can tell, no one has looked (at least not indexed on PubMed) in Lake Natron specifically for algal/bacterial/archaeal species. Lake Natron is a Soda Lake (high pH and high salinity) and is ...
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What's the purpose of using more than one culture medium for bacterial isolation?

This is a great question! We often use multiple media types for isolation in microbiology because microbes have widely different growth needs. Using various media types, we can create more than one ...
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