Why has glucose to be autoclaved seperately?

Peter Schuchert schuchert at ubaclu.unibas.ch
Mon Oct 27 19:37:17 EST 1997


Frederik Boernke wrote:


> In any protocol where sterile glucose is needed,  yeast media for
> instance, it tells me to autoclave the glucose seperately and to add
> it afterwards. What happens to it when I add it before?

you get caramel (due to ions)

Peter



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