Asked Apr 10, 2019

Does Phenol red organism have to be methyl red?


Expert Answer

Step 1

It is required to find if the phenyl red organisms are also methyl red in the indicator tests.

Step 2

The methyl red test and the Voges-Proskauer (VP) broth is a part of the IMViC test as the medium is such that both the tests can be performed on them. The IMViC test consists of a series of four tests for each abbreviated letter I- Indole production, M- Methyl Red test, V- Voges-Proskauer test and C- Citrate production test. These tests are used for differentiating the Enterobacteriaceae species.

Step 3

The methyl Red test is carried out by addition of pH indicator methyl red to an inoculated tube of the Methyl Red- Voges-Proskauer...

Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Solutions are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered within 1 hour.*

See Solution
*Response times may vary by subject and question.
Tagged in




Related Biology Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A

Q: Which of the following characteristics is NOT exhibited by phytochemicals? 1. reduce the ris...

A: The phytochemicals are the plant derived chemicals that are produced by the plants during the second...


Q: What is sex linked inheritances and how to do crosses?

A: The chromosomes are threadlike structures inside the DNA that provide structural support and contain...


Q: What is the target for the antibiotics such as Chloramphenicol, Oxazolidones, Isoniazid, Ethambutol,...

A: It is required to identify the targets for the antibiotics like Chloramphenicol, Oxazolidones, Isoni...


Q: What kinds of infections do prions cause and what part of the human body is usually affected?

A: Prions are the disease-causing agents, that are made up of the protein named prion. They are without...


Q: 2. Based upon your inspection of the drawings (# 1), what is the difference in the pattern of vessel...

A: Dear student, as you have not mentioned the question number to be answered, we are entitled to answe...


Q: what structure contains enzymes needed by sperm to penetrate an oocyte?

A: Fertilization takes place when nuclei of both sperm and an oocyte fuse. Initially, a sperm must fuse...


Q: What is the location of chemical secreted, and location of chemical action of the following? Bile, B...

A: Bile is the greenish-yellow digestive secretion which is formed in the liver. It is then passed on t...


Q: Methyl red test does the color of the medium change to red when methyl red was added? Is it positive...

A: Biochemical method of bacterial identification is a classical method that is used for the characteri...


Q: Describe the process of development, from fertilization to parturition.

A: Fertilization- It occurs in fallopian tubes and leads to the formation of a diploid zygote.Cleavage-...