Later in course you will use different media to help characterize and identify bacteria. Several tests use fermentation of sugars to differentiate bacteria.
- How does fermentation of sugars relate to pH?
- How might you use pH changes to help you identify different bacteria?
Willey, J.M., Sherwood, L.M., & Woolverton, C.J. (2014). Prescott’s Microbiology (9th ed.) (pp. 141-149). New York, New York: McGraw-Hill.
Contributors and Attributions
Kelly C. Burke (College of the Canyons)