|Miscellaneous Glass & Plastic|
| Various glass and plastic pieces of equipment that are used in the microbiology lab are shown in these images. |
Beakers are used for boiling water and measuring approximate amounts of liquid.
Individual drops of liquid can be obtained with a dropper bottle.
A reagent bottle stores corrosive chemicals.
Membrane filters sterilize liquids that are heat labile (sensitive).
A graduated cylinder is used to accurately acquire desired aliquots of liquid.
Safety glasses and safety goggles help protect eyes from contamination.
A specific dilution of a liquid (e.g. a bacterial broth culture) can be obtained by using a dilution bottle.