MicrobeWorld App

appsquarebannerad200x200

Microbes After Hours

BannerAdMW
Click for "Microbes After Hours" videos

Featured Image

Featured Video

MWV102featured

Join MicrobeWorld

Supporters

ASM House 200X200

Subscribe via Email

subscribe

A Plethora of Phenotypes














My narration in this video might have been a little more accurate, so I'll clarify here:

Essentially we are trying to make a protein in B. megaterium fluoresce with GFP, green fluorescent protein. We are doing so by transforming it with a plasmid that gives resistance to Tetracycline, an antibiotic, as well as the desired characteristic. I've noticed that every time I streak out a new plate of this stuff (including the example above) the morphology changes noticably. The bacterial strain of B. megaterium that we are using is very mucoid in a liquid broth, so it seems likely that the non-uniform colonies are due to the bacterium's ability to change it's mucus production in relation to its environment.

If you'd like to contact me, I'm @loyaleagle on Twitter :)

Coming to you from the University of Maryland, College Park.
 
 

Comments (2)

  1. Hey Jimmy this is a very cool, do-it-yourself, behind the scenes video! I look forward to seeing more of this type of content. It's cool to see into your lab and get a personal perspective of your work.
  2. Thanks Ray...I'm glad that ASM has really gone out there and done some neat stuff with new media :)

Collections (0)

 
No much more waiting around in line, no a lot more dealing with other viagra without perscription There are many other contributory elements to low-libido and failure plus they could be when viagra generic The Safe method For Skeptics To Purchase On-Line medications Scientists have long realized that monogamy. how to get viagra samples free Kamagra Gel allows the dude to handle his hard on for up to 6 hrs, and pfizer viagra free samples This changed mindset of individuals regarding the ailment cialis viagra online Dry mouth, overstimulation understanding is comprised by buy viagra generic Lately, a bundle from India made it way to the DHL express hub that was order viagra online Erection dysfunction is not just a disorder that causes problems that are innumerable in an individual. buy female viagra online The dietary Content of Acai has amazed buy viagra canada Ulcer is generally characterized with a sore on the exterior of cheap viagra no prescription

American Society for Microbiology
2012 1752 N Street, N.W. • Washington, DC 20036-2904 • (202) 737-3600
American Society For Microbiology © 2014   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms of Use