Good bacteria to used for science fair?

John Gentile yjgent at home.com
Thu Jan 4 00:50:38 EST 2001


Any yogurt that has "Live Active Cultures" in it will provide plenty of
growth. Just streak some on a blood plate and incubate for 48 hrs. Of course
Tomato Juice Agar or V8 Juice Agar would even be better.

-- 
John Gentile                            Rhode Island Apple Group
yjgent at home.com                         Past President, Publicity Chairman
 "I never make mistakes, I only have unexpected learning opportunities"

> From: lareado <jonmcsparran at hotmail.com>
> Newsgroups: bionet.microbiology
> Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2001 22:38:29 GMT
> Subject: Re: Good bacteria to used for science fair?
> 
> Do you know a good lab supply company that could ship me a vile of
> Lactobacilli?
> And if not Lactobacilli, any other bacteria good for experimentation?  Thanks
> in
> advance.
> 
> Milton wrote:
> 
>> I would suggest you use Lactobacilli cultures from live yoghurt or
>> brewing yeats cultures. These involve no serious public health risk.
>> 
>> Yours Milton
>> 
>> In article <B674379B.9B8%yjgent at home.com>,
>> John Gentile <yjgent at home.com> wrote:
>>> Well we should eliminate anything that will kill someone or start an
>>> epidemic in case there is an accident.
>>> 
>>> Most environmental organisms are safe, and some normal human flora
>> are safe
>>> if handled correctly.
>>> 
>>> Skin bacteria and mouth bacteria can make some useful science fair
>> projects.
>>> 
>>> --
>>> John Gentile                            Rhode Island Apple Group
>>> yjgent at home.com                         Past President, Publicity
>> Chairman
>>> "I never make mistakes, I only have unexpected learning
>> opportunities"
>>> 
>>>> From: lareado <jonmcsparran at hotmail.com>
>>>> Newsgroups: bionet.microbiology
>>>> Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2000 17:52:28 GMT
>>>> Subject: Good bacteria to used for science fair?
>>>> 
>>>> Could anyone tell me what would be a good bacteria to use in an AP
>> science
>>>> fair
>>>> project?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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