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Title: Bioprospecting for Cellulose-Degrading Microbes PDF
Url: http://www.glbrc.org/sites/default/files/Bioprospecting_Summary.pdf
Creator: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Publisher: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Description: This high school-college level activity screens for cellulase-producing microbes from environmental samples of the students' choice. Students prepare samples, isolate them on selective media, and screen for cellulase activity. Two methods are provided, one focusing on isolation of pure microbial strains, the other focusing on finding symbiotic communities of microbes. Click on the Bioprospecting link to download a package of materials including pdf versions of 1) Teacher Instructions and Answer Key 2) Student Activities and Worksheets 3) Supplementary Materials
LC Classification: Science -- Physiology -- Animal biochemistry -- Special substances -- Organic substances -- Proteins, amino acids, etc. -- Enzymes -- Hydrolases -- Special, A-Z -- Cellulase
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technical
Science -- Technology
Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Biology
Key Concept: Botany -- Cellulose
Biology -- Enzymes
Health -- Microbes
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Teaching Guides
Worksheets
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-03-22 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-11-30 09:50:32 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Bio-Link
Full Record Views: 25
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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