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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The contents of the fermentation tubes were mixed and a 0.5 ml aliquot was mixed with 0.5 ml methyl green formaldehyde saline solution containing 35% formaldehyde, distilled water, methylgreen and NaCl.
GP (0.1% 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.sup.6] CFU/ml.
The experimental plan that students develop should involve replication of each solution they choose to test; the amount of replication achieved will depend on the number of student groups in the class and the number of fermentation tubes, but, regardless, the concept and purpose of replication should be explained to the students as necessary to ensure generalizability and repeatability of any results obtained.