Petri dish


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Petri dish

a shallow circular flat-bottomed dish, often with a fitting cover, used in laboratories, esp for producing cultures of microorganisms

petri dish

[′pē·trē ‚dish]
(microbiology)
A shallow glass or plastic dish with a loosely fitting overlapping cover used for bacterial plate cultures and plant and animal tissue cultures.
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Researchers, after feeding coffee to rats and mixing it with gut bacteria in petri dishes, found that coffee suppressed bacteria and increased muscle motility, regardless of caffeine content.
The researchers exposed their blood vessel organoids to a 'diabetic' environment in a petri dish.
While walking, their anterior prosoma was typically angled toward the periphery of the outer Petri dish, with their pedipalps making intermittent contact with the outer wall.
The isolated microspores were rendered into a suspension in the cold 1/2 NLN-13 medium, then taken into culture with 5 mL of microspore suspension (40.000 microspore / mL) in 60 x 15 mm sterile glass Petri dishes (Chun et al., 2011).
To obtain experienced parasitoid females, recently emerged (< 24 h old) wasps were placed into Petri dishes containing rice grains infested by weevil larvae and imagines of S.
25 November 2015 - US-based BioPlast Manufacturing, a manufacturer of plastic components used primarily for the medical research, clinical diagnostic and biotech environments, has acquired Kord-Valmark, a US manufacturer of petri dishes, the company said.
But if they did, word has reached me of a shiny new technique which could increase their chances of petri dish success by loads.
The limited space of the 1800 MHz setup allows for cell containers of small sizes, such as the 35 mm Petri dish or small culture plates.
Since a planar arena restricts termites to a narrower space than a Petri dish, termite behavior can be observed and recorded easily.
Performing embryo yield: Embryo counts per petri dish were made 2 (12th day) and 3 (19th day) weeks after the isolation under the binocular microscope.
After dry seed observation, ten seeds of each cultivar were plated equidistant from each other on moist blotter in a Petri dish. Ten petri dishes replicated four times were used per cultivar.