bacterial viability assay

Pow Joshi via methods%40net.bio.net (by pow.joshi from gmail.com)
Thu Nov 22 16:11:32 EST 2007


On 21/11/2007, Sylvie Chauvaux <chauvaux from pasteur.fr> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> Does somebody know an assay to follow bacterial viability of a
> culture ? The commercial kits implicate to take samples of cultures.
> Since I need to follow the viability overnight, I need an assay where
> the reagents can be present in the culture without affecting growth
> of bacteria.
>
> Many thanks for all your ideas,





I don't claim to know too much about microbes, however would'nt plating the
bugs either on regular  LB or mininal medum work? Ofcourse LB would need to
have an antibiotic marker, I guess.

Pow

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