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device that uses steam heat under pressure to sterilize chemicals and objects that can tolerate moist heat
gel like polysaccharide isolated from red algae and used as a thickening agent for culture media
microbes that cause disease when the immune system is suppressed or when introduced into an unusual area of the body.
microbes that benefit from living in/on our bodies without significantly affecting us. may become opportunistic pathogens.
microbes that benefit from living on/in our bodies and provide some benefit to us as well. May become opportunistic pathogens
positively charged stain that binds to negative electrical charges on the surface of bacteria
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