The Earth’s waters are teeming with life that contain various types of plant species, one of the most notable being algae. Algae is known as a simple aquatic plant, one capable of conducting photosynthesis. The term “algae”, however, is also used to describe a group of “photosynthetic eukaryotic organisms”. The habitats of algae can range from saltwater oceans to freshwater lakes. Despite its looks, algae are also capable of withstanding certain spans of temperatures and acidity. It has been estimated that there are anywhere from 30,000 to more than 1 million species of algae, many of which are members of differing groups and classifications.
Maybe the name of an up and coming hip hop artist? An acronym for a software system? Or maybe nothing - just four random letters smashed together. These four letters may seem foreign, but they are more relevant than most would imagine. In fact, since the 1940s these microscopic substances have been making their way into rivers, lakes, soil and drinking water while posing a threat to your health.
Microbac Laboratories, Inc. has successfully developed an assay for West Nile Virus and now offers regulatory-compliant virucidal efficacy testing for disinfectants and antiseptics that seek an official claim against West Nile Virus.
Successful laboratories typically have two things in common - they are both effective and efficient. Here at Microbac Laboratories, we aim to produce results faster and get it right, the first time. This balance between quality and quantity is the result of innovation, attention to detail and the unmatched leadership of specialists like Amy Hansen.
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