The Biotech Blog
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If you were to ask any sleep-deprived student what their favorite psychoactive drug is, most would give you a blank stare. Others, however, will say caffeine! Caffeine is an alkaloid, a class of plant-based organic nitrogenous compounds that have a noticeable effect on the body. With caffeine's ability to stimulate
Kicking off the first post with an exciting topic (to me at least): bacterial identification! I actually learned this in my Essentials of Biotechnology class during my 10th grade year, but the applications course starts off with an identification lab to ease us back into microbiology. The lab itself was