mccardaj at mccardaj at
Mon Dec 5 13:25:29 EST 1994

In article <1994Dec1.000035.567 at>, kebeaulieu at writes:
>Has anyone ever made starch-casein agar successfully?  I'm trying to use it
>to grow Actinomyces, however, the agar separates before and after autoclave.
>Also, i would like to use rifampicin as a selecting agent--does anyone know 
>i could get rifampicin to dissolve?
                                                 Thanks for any input!

To dissolve rifampicin for media amendment, suspend in a small
 volume of ethanol.  (We dissolve in 1mL of etoh for two liters of media.)

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