Reply Gentimycin Sulfate question

Ralph D. Arnold rarnold at
Fri Mar 8 20:42:48 EST 1996

Jim F.C. King  <soma at> wrote:
>I have rare sporeprints I want to germinate and as some are old 
>and most collected under adverse conditions I want to use 
>gentamycin sulphate to increase my rate of success. Not having 
>used it before, I looked for info about how much to use in an agar 
>formula and could not find it. Will someone please let me know how
>much to use per liter of agar media?

One source I have recommends adding it to your agar mixture at the rate of
approx. 100 mg per liter.  Hope that helps...

Ralph Arnold

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