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Yeast are a tiny form of fungi or plant-like microorganism (visible only under a microscope) that exist in or on all living matter i.e. water, soil, plants, air, etc. The yeast life cycle, like that of all higher organisms, includes a step known as meiosis, where pairs of chromosomes separate to give new combinations of genetic traits. People in today's society use yeast for controlled fermentation of food and drink; it is also used for baking. In this experiment I will be attempting to measure the growth of a yeast population and in doing this I will have to carry out certain methods to succeed. Below is a diagram on a yeast cells with arrows showing the parts of the yeast cell:
* 250cm³ Beaker
* Measuring cylinder to measure 50cm³
* A Cuvette
* A Colorimeter
* Sticky Labels
* A Suspension of Yeast
* Glucose Solution
This experiment is not that much dangerous so not much precaution is really needed, there are not dangerous chemicals, no hazardous gases etc. Below I
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