Rimsha Bashir

Rimsha Bashir

Rimsha Saith is a highly knowledgeable microbiologist with a keen interest in the field. Her expertise and passion are in her writing for Microbiology. As a writer, Rimsha has authored numerous articles that have been well-received by both health and medical students and industries.

XLD Agar – Composition, Principle, and Uses

xld agar

Introduction Xylose Lysine Deoxycholate (XLD) agar is a selective and differential culture medium used in microbiology to isolate and identify bacteria, particularly those belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. This medium has a rich history and has been widely employed in…

An Introduction to Mycology


The name “mycology” comes from the Greek word “mykos,” which means mushroom. Mycology is hence the study of fungi. The potential of fungi to penetrate plant and animal tissue was discovered in the early 19th century, but Bassi examined the…

Meiosis and its phases


Define meiosis Eukaryotic cells (plants, animals, and fungi) reproduce sexually through a process called meiosis. Chromosome reduction is the process by which haploid cells are created from diploid cells, which are cells with two complete and identical sets of chromosomes.…

Mitosis and its phases


What is mitosis? The division of a single cell into two identical cells is known as “mitosis” in biology. The word “identical” describes how the genetic makeup and number of chromosomes are the same in both cells are the same.…

Chloroplast – Its structure and function


History of chloroplast: Chloroplasts were first established in eukaryotes through an endosymbiotic relationship with a cyanobacterium; they later spread through the evolution of eukaryotic hosts and the subsequent engulfment of eukaryotic algae by formerly nonphotosynthetic eukaryotes. Hugo von Mohl, a German…