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motile marine microorganisms

Graham Shepherd muhero at globalnet.co.uk
Sun Jul 5 16:09:29 EST 1998


skyamsen wrote in message <6no6l8$69n$1 at mawar.singnet.com.sg>...
>I seem to have difficulty in cultivating a type of marine bacteria.  we
>believe it to be motile as it spreads across the whole plate.  we tried
>growing them on media with 3% agar but they still swamped.  any suggestions
>to isolate then in colonies???
>
>Skyamsen
>

If you're cultivating marine bacteria it would be a good idea to use a
gelling agent that they can't digest - which tends to rule out agar....

GS





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