1. How does a thioglycollate medium work to determine the oxygen requirements of bacteria?
2. You isolated a new bacterium from a local lake. how can you determine it's temperature, salinity, pH, and oxygen requirements?
3. Describe the 4 growth phases in a bacterial growth curve. At which phase is the growth rate equal to the death rate?
4. Bacteriophages are highly specific to their hosts. Explain this statement
5. How do you determine PFUs/mL?