Help freezedrying anaerobes

Candace Krepel ckrepel at
Wed Sep 20 09:11:20 EST 1995

Your Name (YourEmailAddress) wrote:
: Could anyone give me advise on the freeze-drying of anaerobes, 
: especially Bacteroides melaniogenicus. Thankyou, Sue.

Four posts will not necessarily get you four times the response.

Double strength skim milk (Difco powder, twice the amount required).  We
routinely freeze all our anaerobes this way.

BTW, the organism in question has been known as Prevotella melaninogenica
since April 1990.

Candy Krepel
Surgical Microbiology Research Lab, Medical College of Wisconsin
ckrepel at

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