The property of propidium iodide that makes it useful in determining the population of living cells in a culture is that __________.

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    more than one of the above
     it is highly specific in its action, and therefore is very useful in natural samples
     it penetrates, and therefore stains only cells with disrupted cell membranes
     it binds only to proteins on the membranes of living cells
     it is readily metabolized by most cells
asked May 16, 2012 in Microbiology by anonymous
    

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it penetrates, and therefore stains only cells with disrupted cell membranes
answered May 17, 2012 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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