Bioassay plate for anti-microbial activity

This bioassay plate detects antimicrobial activity. Small disks of blotter paper are dipped in marine-organism extracts and placed on an agar plate with various bacteria. The clear zone indicates that the extracts are inhibiting microbial growth.

Related Links

Deep Sea Medicines 2003

Deep Sea Medicines 2003: Microbiology

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery