Prokaryotes 100% satisfaction guaranteed 43 Living Organisms valuable teacher resources: carolina.com Individual Cultures 155155 Micrococcus luteus 155300 Rhodospirillum rubrum All Gram staining is based on 24-hour cultures. See more Carolina® Bacteria Cultures on the next page. Escherichia coli Gram– rods. The most widely studied bacterium, E. coli can be used in combination with Bacillus megaterium or Micrococcus luteus for Gram staining. 155065 Per tube $12.25 Micrococcus luteus Gram+. Excellent as an example of cocci or spherical-shaped bacterial cells, M. luteus colonies are yellow pigmented. 155155 Per tube $12.25 Rhodospirillum rubrum Gram–. An example of a spiral-shaped bacterium, R. rubrum is photosynthetic and requires light. Colonies are pink to gray. 155300 Per tube $12.25 Color Key: Red: Pathogen (human, animal, or plant). Blue: Carolina® MicroKwik Culture®. Organism Description Medium Temp Catalog No. Pkg Each Acinetobacter calcoaceticus Strr (streptomycin resistant)‡ MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium; Gram–, nonmotile rods; used with item #154821A in transformation experiments Brain Heart Infusion Agar 37° C 154820A Vial $19.50 Acinetobacter calcoaceticus Strs (streptomycin sensitive)‡ MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium; Gram–, nonmotile rods; used with item #154820A in transformation experiments Brain Heart Infusion Agar 30° C 154821A Vial $19.50 Alcaligenes faecalis‡ MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium; Gram–, motile cocci, or coccal rods; intestinal flora Nutrient Agar 37° C 154835A Vial $19.50 Aquaspirillum itersonii Gram–, motile spirals; isolated from pond water Nutrient Agar 25 to 30° C 154837 Tube $12.25 Aquaspirillum serpens Gram–, motile spirals; isolated from fresh water Nutrient Agar 25 to 30° C 154838 Tube $12.25 Bacillus cereus Gram+, motile rods; common spore forming Nutrient Agar 30° C 154869 Plate $15.20 Bacillus cereus Gram+, motile rods; common spore forming Nutrient Agar 30° C 154870 Tube $12.25 Bacillus cereus MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium Nutrient Agar 30° C 154870A Vial $19.50 Bacillus cereus Gram+, motile rods; common spore forming Nutrient Broth 30° C 154872 Tube $12.25 Bacillus coagulans Gram+, motile rods; acid tolerant; causes food spoilage; recommended for college level and above Tryptic Soy or Nutrient Agar 37° C 154885 Tube $12.25 Bacillus megaterium Gram+, motile, very large rods Nutrient Agar 30° C 154900 Tube $12.25 Bacillus megaterium MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium Nutrient Agar 30° C 154900A Vial $19.50 Bacillus sphaericus Gram variable, motile, spore-forming rods Nutrient Agar 30° C 154908 Plate $15.50 Bacillus stearothermophilus Gram+, motile, thermophilic rods Tryptic Soy Agar 55° C 154910 Tube $12.25 Bacillus subtilis Gram+, spore-forming, motile rods; antibiotic producer Nutrient Agar 30° C 154921 Tube $12.25 Bacillus subtilis MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium Nutrient Agar 30° C 154921A Vial $19.50 Bacillus subtilis Gram+, spore-forming, motile rods; antibiotic producer Nutrient Agar 30° C 154922 Plate $15.50 Bacillus thuringiensis Gram+, motile rods; crystals within cell body pathogenic to some insects (Lepidoptera) Nutrient Agar 30° C 154926 Tube $12.25 Branhamella (Moraxella) catarrhalis Gram–, nonmotile, encapsulated, paired cocci Tryptic Soy Agar or Brain Heart Infusion Agar 37° C 154928 Tube $12.25 Branhamella (Moraxella) catarrhalis MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium Tryptic Soy Agar or Brain Heart Infusion Agar 37° C 154928A Vial $19.50 Chromobacterium violaceum‡ MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried cells plus medium; Gram–, motile rods; violet pigment Nutrient Agar 30° C 154931A Vial $19.50
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