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12.6: Conclusion and Resources

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    Later in course you will use different media to help characterize and identify bacteria. Several tests use fermentation of sugars to differentiate bacteria.

    1. How does fermentation of sugars relate to pH?
    2. 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.

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