Essays Tagged: "Escherichia coli"

Bio engineering

pulations which it is not possible to work efficiently. This problemwas solved in 1970 using a bug, Escherichia coli, a normally innocuouscommensal occupant of the human gut. By inserting a piece of D ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Testing antibotics on bacteria

ect of ten different antibiotics on two different types of bacteria. I will test six antibiotics on Escherichia coli, and sixantibiotics on Bacillus subtilis. On Escherichia coli I will test tetracycl ... penicillin will inhibit the most growth against Bacillus subtilis, and that tetracycline will stop Escherichia coli more effectively than the others.RationaleI feel that this experiment is valid beca ...

(5 pages) 112 1 3.4 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Growth Dynamics of E. coli in Varying Concentrations of Nutrient

4. Microbiological Applications 6th edition, Debuque, IA: Wm. C.Brown Publishers.Edick, G.F (1992). Escherichia coli: Laboratory Investigations of Protein Biochemistry,Growth and Gene Expression Regul ...

(10 pages) 88 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


pulations which it is not possible to work efficiently. This problemwas solved in 1970 using a bug, Escherichia coli, a normally innocuouscommensal occupant of the human gut. By inserting a piece of D ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Investigating the antibacterial properties of a mouthwash

tingit like a disinfectant against three common bacteria which can be safely used in thelaboratory: Escherichia coli, Baccilus Megatherium, and Staphlococcus Albus.Disinfection is a procedure which de ... ores, fungi and both lipid-containing and non lipid-containingviruses.The first bacteria chosen was Escherichia coli (E-coli) from the genus enterobacteriaceae.Its cells are found in pairs or singular ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Escherichia coli

- -BiologyEscherichia coliEscherichia coliEscherichia coli is an Enterobactericeae bacteria. This family name ... ility to promote disease in humans, one of the most prominent members of this family is the species Escherichia coli. This bacterium is so common that its name has come to describe all similar bacteri ... npolar flagellae. They have been classified by a system developed in part by Edwards and Ewing, and Escherichia was named after a German scientist named Escherich. Enterobactericeae is subdivided into ...

(4 pages) 96 0 2.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Discuss the control of nosocomail infections

in this are the common causative agents of nosocomial infections including, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Entercoccus faecalis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Coagulase- ... tage of all nosocomial infections Most common pathogensPrimary bacteremia 3-7% Staphylococcus aureusEscherichia coliKlebsiellaSurgical wound 18-27% Staphylococcus aureusEscherichia coliLower respirato ...

(9 pages) 236 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


somes, and each chromosome contains a single DNA molecule. For comparison, in the bacterial species Escherichia coli, each cell has only one chromosome and thus only one DNA molecule.Regardless of the ...

(1 pages) 45 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biotechnological Processes

ry human growth hormone genes, a gel electrophoresis a biological sieve of sorts, a plasmid, and E. coli bacteria (Di Giuseppe, et al, 294). The gel electrophoresis is used to extract the purified hum ... ed to a plasmid, circular DNA that can be used as a vector to deliver the growth gene inside the E. coli. The E. coli is then grown in a nutrient rich medium, where the somatropin is harvested. The ov ...

(1 pages) 23 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

AP Bio pGLO Transformation Formal Lab Report

stract:The topic of this research involved the occurrence of genetic transformation in bacteria (E. Coli). More specifically, a previously prepared pGLO plasmid--which consisted of the gene to be clon ... Cl2), an ice bath, a foam rack for the tubes to keep them afloat in the ice-bath, non-pathogenic E. Coli bacteria, sterile loops, pGLO DNA solution, four specially-prepared agar plates, LB-broth, and ...

(5 pages) 205 1 3.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Marine Science

ollect samples of water for testing.When testing their water they test for two types of bacteria, E.Coli and Ficocoli. E.Coli bacteria can be found in water, raw meat, and in humans intestinal track. ... filled 100ml or to the line. A special food called coilert-18 was put into the water to feed the E.coli and Ficocoli bacteria. Coilert-18 is a food for bacteria, and when given to beacteria such as E ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

E. Coli

E.Coli E. Coli is a bacterial strain that affects many people around the world each year. It ... out that it also causes urinary tract infections. The article has stated this "strain" of E. Coli is drug resistant which means that a typical course of antibiotics will not clear up the infect ... e the same among the women. Urinary tract infections are common among women and 90% are caused by E.Coli.When the strain is traced to one or more sources, many steps will be taken to prevent it from s ...

(1 pages) 1041 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Genetic Engineering (genetic Technology)

engineered organism by taking a gene from the from Xenopus laevis and inserting it into the DNA of Escherichia coli. The process included 4 steps: cleaving the DNA, producing recombinant DNA, cloning ...

(2 pages) 1025 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genome Sequencing

a pneumoniae finished 1996 Saccharomyces cerevisiae finished 1997 Helicobacter pylori finished 1997 Escherichia coli finished 1997 Bacillus subtilis finished 1997 Archaeoglobus fulgidus finished 1997 ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Iago's Motives In Othello

s set #2 Due April 3, 2002 SID# 601-50-5380 1.2. There are a multitude of reasons that the Escherichia coli did not produce the interferon after being transformed. First, the E. coli cells mi ...

(8 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Escherichia Coli Absorbancy of Green Florescent Protein through Heat Shock

___________Escherichia Coli Absorbancy of Green Florescent Protein through Heat ShockIntroductionThe absorbance ... niques, heat shock can be used to help the acceptance of the plasmid by the bacteria. The amount of Escherichia Coli (Dh5α) transformed with the Green Florescent Protein Plasmid (pGFPuv) is quit ... tary DNA of the Aequorea victoria. The protein expresses a fluorescent product when in prokaryotic (Escherichia coli) or eukaryotic (Caenorhabditis elegans) cells. Other substrates or cofactors are no ...

(6 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

E. Coli (escherichia coli)

ases. Other strains have been used experimentally in molecular biology.E. coli's scientific name is Escherichia Coli O157:H7! (Say that five times fast!) The numbers and letters are in its name becaus ... cteria like E. coli, even though most of the time this organism is completely harmless.Bibliography"Escherichia coli""E. Coli" ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology Lab Report On The Effects Of Different Bio-toxins On E. Coli

Introduction This experiment investigates the rapidity with which Escherichia Coli can develop complete resistance under strong selection in the lab. Water was chosen ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Business research methods

line, so do profits. Fearing beef sales have declined due to several newspaper stories reporting E. coli contamination discovered at area grocery stores, he suggests a survey of area restaurants to se ... ly related to the customers. Surveying the customers would provide a better indication of whether E.coli contamination is the cause of the reduced sales as well.7. Chapter 5 - Question 12 - Develop th ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers