slant culture

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slant culture

[′slant ‚kəl·chər]
(microbiology)
A method for maintaining bacteria in which the inoculum is streaked on the surface of agar that has solidified in inclined glass tubes.
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An inoculum from a slope culture was then spread along the line, where the upper surface of the coverslip meets the agar, with a fine wire needle and plates were incubated at ambient temperature for 7 days.