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To make agar gel, whisk cold water and agar together in saucepan.
Each colony that ended up growing on the agar represented one original bacterial cell from the frosting.
Seedpods are sterilized and opened to extract the seeds, which are then sowed onto an agar media in a scientific flask for germination to take place.
Martel and Pasmans took skin samples and after 3 weeks managed to culture a fungus on substrates of agar and broth.
This gelatin substitute uses agar-agar, a product made from a seaweed that has gelling properties and is often used in Southeast Asian desserts.
There will be a diorama lined with tile and containing sculptures coated with agar, a gelatinous substance that supports the growth of bacteria gathered in Manhattan’s Chinatown and Koreatown.
Infrared thermometers are useful in biology labs like Plank and Dombrowski’s, where sticking a conventional thermometer into an agar plate or a water bath would contaminate biological samples.
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Origin and Etymology of agar
First Known Use: circa 1813See Words from the same year
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