Worm diet

Ron Kagan rkagan at ewald.mbi.ucla.edu
Sat Sep 24 20:39:52 EST 1994


In article <9409240347.AA26191 at synapse.bms.com> Richard Belval,
belval at SYNAPSE.BMS.COM writes:
>Do C. elegans feed off of autoclaved E. coli OP50
>just as well as living E. coli OP50?

I have a related question:

How about OP50 cells that have been stored frozen?  I've always used
fresh cells, but it has occurred to me that life would be easier if I
could freeze down a bunch of pelleted OP50 cells for later use with
liquid cultures of Nematodes.  Has anyone tried this?

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Ron Kagan
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