Bacterial Identification software

Allan Konopka akonopka at bilbo.bio.purdue.edu
Wed Dec 4 15:51:43 EST 1996


Information on the Identibacter interactus software, as well as other
efforts by my colleagues at the Biomedia Center for Instructional
Computing can be obtained at:
http://biomedia.bio.purdue.edu/


In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.961204133420.10788B-100000 at sol>,
lee at SOL.ESSEX.EDU (Jeffrey Lee) wrote:

> Hi:
>      Please send me more info on this new program. I would like to use it 
> in my Microbiology classes. THanks.
> 
> Jeff Lee
> 
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> 
> On Wed, 4 Dec 1996, Allan Konopka wrote:
> 
> > In article <32A3B42B.2E7D at soton.ac.uk>, T.N.Bryant at soton.ac.uk (Trevor
> > Bryant) wrote:
> > 
> > > Can any one point me in the direction of any programs for 
> > > computer assisted identification. I am interested in findoing 
> > > out what is currently available.
> > > 
> > > Thanks
> > > 
> > > Trevor Bryant
> > 
> > We have just finished a CD-ROM, "Identibacter interactus," that simulates
> > the process of bacterial unknown identification commonly undertaken in
> > undergraduate microbiology laboratories.  It will be distributed by WC
> > Brown Publishers and should be available by the end of December.  The CD
> > is designed to run both on Macs and on PCs (Windows 95).
> > 
> >    The software does not do identification for you, but rather allows
> > students to practice on multiple unknowns, and develop a strategy of
> > identification for themselves.  The software contains online help for the
> > approx. 50 diagnostic tests that are available, and some help on the
> > characteristics of the approx. 60 chemoheterotrophic species that are in
> > the database.
> > 
> > Allan Konopka
> > Purdue University
> > Dept. Biological Sciences.
> > akonopka at bilbo.bio.purdue.edu
> > 
> >



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