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8.5: Post-lab Questions

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    1. List several aseptic techniques you personally performed or complied with today.
    2. Why is it important to cool an inoculating loop before touching it to a culture (give more than one reason)?
    3. What is the purpose of the isolation streak method?
    4. Was your isolation streak successful? Describe why or why not?
    5. How do you choose a colony from a plate to subculture and to ensure that it will be a pure culture?

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