A 9th Grader
Bernard J. Hall
bjhall at neptune.ultranet.com
Wed May 29 11:14:55 EST 1996
In article <8333359798101 at sciboard.spdlan.louisville.edu>,
Mutant at sciboard.spdlan.louisville.edu says...
>I'm in 9th grade and I am really desperate for a science project. I
>want to do something with Biology and I have done research on
>Antibiotics and how Bacterium are becoming resistant to them. I would
>like to know if I could somehow create a low level strain of a
>resistant, harmless bacteria. How could I do this, and with what
>bacteria could I use? I relize that this could be out of my reach but I
>am willing to try it. My father is an doctor so he could probaly get
>bacteria from a pthologist if it got oked from a university. Anyway
>thanks and if you have any of have any suggestions, e-mail me.
Culturing bacteria is very easy. What you first need to do is get a some kind
of cell and culture it (a strain called C6 always worked for me). After a few
passages, simply get a little careless with your technique. In a couple of
days, your medium will look a little clouded. Viola! Bacteria!
Hope that this helps!
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