Slime Mold Growth Medium

David Kerk kerkBI at OA.PTLOMA.EDU
Wed Mar 20 13:10:30 EST 1996


We are trying to grow Dictyostelium discoidium from an axenic ATCC
preparation.  The recommended medium lists "yeast nucleic acid, 1.0gm/L" as
an ingredient.  Can anyone help as to a supplier for this?  Are they talking
about genomic DNA, or raw stuff with DNA and degraded RNA?  Thanks.
        David Kerk
        Associate Professor of Biology
        Point Loma Nazarene College
        San Diego, CA




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