Asked in Biology
Why use isopropyl alcohol to inhibit bacterial growth?
Isopropyl alcohol is used to inhibit bacterial growth because it acts as a disinfectant. This kills the bacteria and prevent them from multiplying. ...
Why do fungi produce antibiotics that inhibit bacterial growth?
For the same reasons we need them: To fight off bacterial infections. So that the bacterial growth is inhibited! We and fungi both need antibiotics to fight off bacterial infections. ...
Asked in Bacteria
Does temperature affect bacterial growth?
Yes. Bacterial growth increases with temperature or humidity. Lower temperatures will inhibit or completely stop bacterial growth, but not kill bacteria. The best temperature for fastest growth of some bacterial strains (such as E. coli) is the human body temperature at 37°C. However, most species cannot survive in extreme temperatures. One way to kill common bacterial pathogens using heat is by boiling, a common sterilization technique. ...
Are medications that are capable of inhibiting the growth of or killing pathogenic bacterial microorganisms?
Yes there is a medication that stops pathogenic bacterial microorganism, it is called antibiotics. It is widely used today to prevent and inhibit infectious diseases. ...
Asked in Microbiology
What is the purpose of adding rose Bengal and streptomycin solution in the rose Bengal agar medium?
The purpose of both is to inhibit bacterial growth. The media is used for growing fungi. ...
Asked in Biology, Microbiology, Mycology or Fungi
What might inhibit fungal growth?
Many people are mistaken that bleach and other household chemicals kill fungus. Wrong. The only way to inhibit fungal growth is by drying out the area rigorously making the fungus try to live without moisture..... which is impossible. ...
Asked in Science, Biology, Microbiology, Acne
What is the difference between bacterial and anti bacterial hand wash?
Bacterial hand wash favors the growth of bacteria on the surface of the skin ( hands). On the other hand ( no pun intended) ANTI bacterial hand wash does not favor bacterial growth and in fact contains agents to prevent any bacterial growth on the hands. ...