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Unformatted text preview: You hypothesize that your desired
bacterium will be relatively rare in this sample. You design a defined growth medium whose
only added source of carbon is cellulose.
a) Indicate whether you would use a liquid or solid form of the growth medium to enrich for
cellulose-degrading bacteria and Why? b) You determine that all the bacteria isolated are Geobacillus stearothermophilus. You
want to know whether these are all the same strain of G. stearothermophilus or whether they
are different. Outline a procedure to determine the relatedness of the different G.
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course MIMG 100 taught by Professor Lazazzera during the Summer '10 term at UCLA.
- Summer '10