catalase test EXPERIMENT 30 LAB REPORT OBSERVATIONS AND RESULTS Record your observations in the following chart….

catalase test

EXPERIMENT 30 LAB REPORT OBSERVATIONS AND RESULTS Record your observations in the following chart. Bacteria Foaming or No Foaming Catalase Present Absent M. luteus S. aureus S. lactis 1. Review Questions: 1. Explain why the enzyme catalase is essential for the survival of many aerobic and facultative anaerobic organisms? 2. Explain how catalase negative bacteria are capable of growing in the presence of oxygen Experiment 30 Catalase Test 273 3. Can bacterial cultures grown on blood agar be used to perform catalase test? Explain your answer. 4. Name the substrate and the reagent used for catalase test. II. Define the following terms: a. Cellular respiration b. Oxidation c Reduction