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what is agar slant?

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what is agar slant?

Postby Ruzanna » Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:22 am

i have no idea what is this agar
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Postby canalon » Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:33 am

This is not a special agar, but a way to prepare some type of agar:
In a test tube that has been put to cool down on an angle and you get this:
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Postby February Beetle » Mon Jul 28, 2008 1:13 pm

Why is it useful compared to a flat plate agar?
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Postby canalon » Mon Jul 28, 2008 9:03 pm

It can be used for transport, and also for some test (check TSI -Triple Sugar Iron) wher you want t osee growth in aerobiosis and anaerobiosis
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Postby MrMistery » Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:25 am

It has more surface area/volume
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Re: what is agar slant?

Postby Ruzanna » Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:26 am

thanks!
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