Fw: agarless Nutrient media

jayakumar jakku at mrna.tn.nic.in
Sun Mar 28 11:58:42 EST 1999




HI

    Funny, I didn't know that agar was so expensive.  we use them here a
lot.  I think Bacto agar is the one you are talking about.  That is
expensive. YOu can very use lower grades of agar without much determinant
effects on the culture.
jaku

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: ashwin_k18 at my-dejanews.com <ashwin_k18 at my-dejanews.com>
>To: bionet.microbiology mail newsgroup <bionet-news at dl.ac.uk>
>Date: Saturday, March 27, 1999 8:08 PM
>Subject: agarless Nutrient media
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>> is it possible to prepare Nutrient media with inorganic gelling agents
and
>if
>>so please give me some examples. Agar is very expensive and not all labs
>>can afford large quantities of it. Also agar is likely to influence growth
>of
>>some microorganisms.
>>
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