E. coli preservation

Nick Theodorakis nicholas_theodorakis at urmc.rochester.edu
Wed Jun 13 11:23:33 EST 2001


In <3B252062.2F70CBF at ucdavis.edu>, Jim Kami wrote:
>
>Hi,
>    Does anyone know of a good method for preserving E. coli cells for
>long periods (several years) at room temperature ? 
[...]

Am I the only one here old enough to remember stab cultures? 

I also note that ATCC often ships lyophilized bugs; you might check their 
website to see if they have a procedure.

Nick

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