Why LB or TB?

Michael Benedik bchs1b at Elroy.UH.EDU
Mon Nov 22 11:46:27 EST 1993


In article <leach-221193093509 at med-pharm5.bu.edu>, leach at mbcrr.harvard.edu (Martin Leach) writes:
>Dear netter,
>
>For DH5-alpha bacteria containg any plasmid we routinely grow them in LB
>broth. One colony per 5 ml overnight. Or 100 ul of glycerol stock per 500
>ml overnight.
>I think if you need exceptional yields you should look into using
>cycloheximide. I think this is used to amplify plasmids within bacteria (i
>know on plate) without further division.
>
>Good Luck 
>
>Martin Leach
>
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CHLORAMPHENICOL (or Spectinomycin). NOT cyclohexamide.


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