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Unformatted text preview: Amanda G. Lopez BIOL 351-908 February 14, 2012 Writing Assignment Stain and Conclusions Stain and Conclusions I. Results Stain Organism tested Positive/Negative Color/Shape Negative stain Bacillus megaterium Micrococcus luteus-- Bacillus Coccus Smear stain Bacillus megaterium Micrococcus luteus Escherichia coli--- Purple/bacillus Purple/coccus Blue/Bacillus Acid fast Mycobacterium Escherichia coli Positive Negative Pink/bacillus Blue/bacillus Endospore stain Bacillus cereus Bacillus subtilis Bacillus megaterium Bacillus coagulans-------- Flagella stain Spirillum volutans - Amphitrichous Gram stain Escherichia coli Staphylococcus epidermidis Corynebacterium xerosis Negative Positive Positive Bacillus Purple/coccus Purple/bacillus (- indicates did not get result) Summary of Results: The negative stain exercise was not preformed because we ran out of time during lab. The organisms that would have been tested for that exercise were Bacillus megaterium and Micrococcus luteus. The shape of Bacillus megaterium would have been bacillus and the shape of Micrococcus luteus would have been coccus (1). For the smear stain exercise, the organisms tested were Bacillus megaterium, Micrococcus luteus, and Escherichia coli (E. coli). Bacillus megaterium and Micrococcus luteus both showed a purple color. Bacillus megaterium was megaterium and Micrococcus luteus both showed a purple color....
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