culture medium

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culture medium

[¦kəl·chər ‚mēd·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
The nutrients and other organic and inorganic materials used for the growth of microorganisms and plant and animal tissue in culture.
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Mean density of the cells grown in each volume of the growth medium was significantly different from each other (p less than 0.
05) in calcium when compared to the calcium standard consisting of no calcium content and the control which consisted of primary porcine vSMCs cultured in regular growth medium without the addition of [beta]-glycerophosphate (Figure 1).
faecalis resulting from storage in water kept in brass and earthern vessels, with particular reference to the effects of (i) different ROS-neutralizing treatments, and (ii) the presence of selective agents in the growth medium on surface plate counts.
The test begins when a patient's urine is mixed with a specially engineered growth medium.
Using a new growth medium, the system can bring possible listeria contaminants to detectable levels in 24 hours instead of the current 48 hours.
More than 3,000lb of growth medium, used to produce biological weapons, was sold to Saddam Hussein between 1991 and 1994.
A Foreign Office spokesman added that the Department of Trade and Industry and other Whitehall departments were looking into a report that Britain allowed the export to Iraq of growth medium, which can be used to grow deadly bacteria like anthrax and plague, up until 1994.
as curtain wall insulation; fire protection for ceilings, walls and furniture; and in agriculture as a plant support and growth medium.
Separately, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) recently published the international OriginOil patent application for "Enhancing Algae Growth By Reducing Competing Microorganisms In A Growth Medium," bringing OriginOil's number of published applications to 11.
removal and disposal of existing concrete pad, cast-in-place concrete pad, excavation, excavation - disposal, turf reinforcement mat,flexible growth medium, seeding - tall fescue grass.
Osmotic agents in growth medium changed the growth trend of bacteria and their presence in transformation mixture proved helpful in achieving up to 108 transformants/ug of plasmid DNA.
In fact, the unanticipated discovery emerged from an effort to compare different formulations of the growth medium, a kind of nutrient broth used to grow mouse embryonic stem cells in the lab.