Unformatted text preview: colony morphology. 3. Describe the appearance of a biological indicator vial that has been autoclaved in 1) a properly functioning autoclave and 2) an autoclave that is not sterilizing properly. What causes the color change in the vial when the spores are not killed? 4. What is the purpose of the increased pressure in an autoclave? 5. Do you think that all types of media are autoclavable? Why or why not? 6. How can improper aseptic technique affect the results of an experiment? 7. Why are you required to wear safety eyewear in the lab?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course BIOL 351 taught by Professor Sig during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Fall '08