Flashcards in CH 7 PreLab Deck (10):
While vegetative cells are metabolically ____, cells in the spore form are metabolically ____.
Which is true about an endospore staining of genus Mycobacterium because of their waxy cell walls
mycobacterium are spore negative and stain green
Which staining procedure uses heat to drive in the stain
Which process is likely to occur when environmental conditions become unfavorable
A heat smear must be performed first for an endospore stain
The ____ _____ makes use of malachite green and safranin
What is the purpose of steaming the stain while applying malachite green?
to allow the malachite green to penetrate more deeply into the thick spore coat
The spore is resistant to which of the following extreme environmental conditions?
extreme temperature, radiation, and desiccation
In an endospore stain, the bacterial endosperm stains pink and the vegetative cells stain green
false (opposite colors)