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Unformatted text preview: help us lead healthier lives. Exercise 2 A. Below is a table comparing the different characteristics: B. The differences in the growth pattern of different microbes seems to be concentrating in the color and shape of the growth. The shape tells us about the likelihood of the microbe to group together (mold and yeast) and form big colonies, or separate itself and be on its own (like bacteria). C. I was able to some individual microorganisms, mostly I assume are bacteria, since mold and yeast had more of a tendency to grow together. D. In some of the plates, especially the kitchen sponge, I believe I was able to identify more than one type of bacteria, with the help of the color of satin. I don t see how I could identify this differently, as all bacteria seemed to look alike (color and shape). Type Color Shape Bacteria White / Cream / Yellowish Circular Mold Gray - Changing color from the center outwards Irregular Yeast White / Cream / Yellowish Circular...
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