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What is the principle of Autoclave

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What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / indu madhavi

main principle of autoclave is steam under pressure &the
tem is 121degrees centigrade 15lbs pressure for 15 min will
kill the micro organisms

Is This Answer Correct ?    322 Yes 35 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / maitri

Autaclaving is done for sterilization of culture media and
the glass equipments.The main principle is to maintain high
temperature and high pressure inside an equipment. The
maintained pressure is 15lbs and temperature is 121^C. In
that condition of temperature and pressure the
microorganisms are killed.

Is This Answer Correct ?    160 Yes 23 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / avinash

The main principle involved in autoclaving is,sterilization
i.e, inorder to kill the microorganisms.The temperature
level is 121C and the pressure level is 15lbps,after
reaching 15lbps it should be kept for still 15min,then it
will be completely sterilized!!!!!!

Is This Answer Correct ?    96 Yes 17 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / sakisaleem

Autoclave is a device used for strilization of equipment
and media under the high pressure steam 121 °C or more, for
15 to 20 minutes depending on the size of the load and the
contents.

Is This Answer Correct ?    67 Yes 8 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / patel aditi

autoclave is used for sterilization of media and glass wares
which are used in laboratory. it work at 121degree
centigrate temprature and 15 lbs pressure. at this condition
all the micro organism and their spores are killed.

Is This Answer Correct ?    42 Yes 11 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / shriniwas

the main principle of autoclave is to sterilize the
material under a very high steam pressure so that it can
easily penetrate the material and destroy the micro
organism.the temperature of 121 degree celcius/15 ibs
pressure is maintained for 15 min for the complete
destruction of the micro organism.

Is This Answer Correct ?    28 Yes 3 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / perry

main principle of autoclave is mosit sterlization steam
under pressure & temperature is 121degrees centigrade 15
Lbs pressure.AT THIS TEMPERATURE IT WILL destroy the
thermophillic bacterias also if we exceed the temperature or
pressure it will degrade our media

Is This Answer Correct ?    26 Yes 2 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / sk. wazed ali mollah

sterilization under 121ºc and 15lb pressure for 15
minute,which killed all viable cells and spores.

Is This Answer Correct ?    39 Yes 16 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / sandeep kumar

wet heat sterilization

Is This Answer Correct ?    39 Yes 21 No

What is the principle of Autoclave..

Answer / ravindrasing

Moist heat steriization under specific (15psi) pressure at
121.1Degrees for 20 minutes.

Is This Answer Correct ?    22 Yes 8 No

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