(by tfitzwater from somalogic.com)
Fri Jun 29 11:07:32 EST 2007
This is from Doug Hanahan - the author of "J. Mol. Biol. 166(4): 557-580", where
SOB was first described. SOB = super-optimal broth SOC = SOB with the B
changed to C for "catabolite repression", indicative of the presence of glucose.
The original reference for the explanation of the SOB/SOC name is
D Hanahan <http://www.protocol-online.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=10626&hl> on 11.09.05.
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