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Antibiotics are those compounds which inhibits the activity of bacteria. There are different types of antibiotics. Each type is only effective against certain bacteria. An antibiotic sensitivity test can help find out which antibiotic will be most effective in treating
Definition of Xanthomonas SP. and Xanthomonas citri Xanthomonas citri is a bacterial pathogen that causes citrus canker (a disease which results in heavy economic losses to the citrus industry worldwide either in terms of damage to trees, particularly reduced fruit
Introduction Principle of Oxidative-Fermentative test O-F medium is a semisolid medium incorporating a pH indicator, 1% glucose and peptones. The type of metabolism a bacterium has are; aerobic use of sugar vs anaerobic use of a sugar.. The overlay of
What is Amylase Test? Principle of Amylase Test The ability to degrade starch is used as criterion for the determination of amylase production y a microbe. In the laboratory it is tested by performing the starch test to determine the
Mammals (class mammalia) are one of the most evolved species in the animal kingdom categorized under vertebrata. They exhibit advanced characteristics which set them apart from all other animals. They are characterized by the presence of mammary glands through which
Reptiles are the first class of organisms that adapt to life on land. They are generally to have evolved from the amphibians. They belongs to phylum Chordata of kingdom animalia. Key Characteristics of Reptilia Following are the common key characteristics
Xanthoproteic test is usually performed to detect the presence of aromatic amino acids present in the given sample. Xanthoproteic test is generally used to detect the presence of phenolic or indolic groups i.e. All types of aromatic amino acids. As
Definition of Ninhydrin Test The ninhydrin test is a chemical test to detect the presence of amino acids. Ninhydrin test is a confirmatory test for protein after performing burnt test. It is optional test for biuret test. If this ninhydrin
Proteins are present in the living world, regardless of the size of the organism, as they form the structural and functional basis of the cell. Under certain circumstances, it may become necessary to identify the proteins. For determining the presence