Components of Bright field microscope and difference in illumination with darkfield microscope.

Dark-field Microscopy: Principle and Uses

Last updated on June 11th, 2021Dark-field microscopy is a technique that can be used for the observation of living, unstained cells and microorganisms. In this microscopy, the specimen is brightly illuminated while the background is […]


Amies Transport Medium

Last updated on May 30th, 2021Amies transport medium is a widely used and effective semisolid medium for the transportation of swab specimens to the microbiology laboratory. Placing swabs in a moist container or transport medium […]


Plasmids: Properties, Types and Functions

Last updated on June 26th, 2021Plasmids are extra-chromosomal genetic elements that replicate independently of the host chromosome. They are small, circular (some are linear), double-stranded DNA molecules (mostly) that exist in bacterial cells and in […]