using MacConkey agar for "red/white" selection

Jeff Nichols jcn at
Mon May 9 07:55:58 EST 1994

In article <2qhrc7$mco at>, cdarby at
(Creg Darby) wrote:
> >I wanted to order some MacConkey agar for red/white color selection of
> >recombinants, but noticed there are several different kinds that one
> >can order from Difco.
> At risk of being called a nitpicker, 

Okay, you are a nitpicker ;-)

As for the original question, I have had good success with Difco
Antibiotic media.  If you look in either the old or new Jeffery Miller 
lab book it has a recipie.

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