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motile marine microorganisms

Michele MRS nr08 at dial.pipex.com
Sun Jul 12 15:21:57 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
>
After preparing a new plate, put an overlay of the same agar into the plate.
Wait till the agar has set then use about 10ml of agar and tip the plate to
coat the entire surface.
Michele





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