Repli-plating bacteria

Rafael Maldonado rafael at corona
Thu Jan 12 17:40:20 EST 1995

On Wed, 11 Jan 1995, Ken Jakeman wrote:

> We are looking for an alternative to 'velvets' for repli-plating bacterial 
> spread plates. Does anyone currently use or know of a good alternative or a 
> commercial apparatus.
> Thanks in advance for any replies.
Accutran replica plater, from Scheleicher & Schuell. It's the only 
alternative source of velvet; they are single use "artificial velvet" 
pads, and it is no necesary anything more, i.e., a round brick and so.

Of course, I am not related in any way to that company.

Rafael Maldonado
Department of HUman Genetics
University of Utah
rafael at
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