fermentation tube


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fermentation tube

[‚fər·mən′tā·shən ‚tüb]
(microbiology)
A culture tube with a vertical closed arm to collect gas formed in a broth culture by microorganisms.
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1% and 1%, w/v) was added to the fermentation tubes and inoculated with each bacterial strain (1%, v/v) corresponding to a final bacterial density of approximately 5 x [10.
To assess the rate of fermentation, the students measure the rate of carbon dioxide production by the yeast in graduated fermentation tubes (available from scientific glassware suppliers such as Fisher Scientific).