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Culture media

Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or other types of cells. The variety of media that exist allow for the culturing of specific microorganisms and cell types, such as differential media, selective media, test media, and defined media. Solid media consist of liquid media that have been solidified with an agent such as agar or gelatin.


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cell culture technique

You trypsinize a T75 flask of CHO cells and resuspend your cells with media (15mL total). You determine your cell suspension contains 5 x 106 cells/ml. Howmany mLs of cells/media will you need to subculture a new flask containing: a.50 mL of medium at a final ...

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by angel92
Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:41 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: cell culture technique
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culture technique

You trypsinize a T75 flask of CHO cells and resuspend your cells with media (15mL total). You determine your cell suspension contains 5 x 106 cells/ml. Howmany mLs of cells/media will you need to subculture a new flask containing: a.50 mL of medium at a final ...

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by angel92
Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: culture technique
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Re: sterilization in microwave oven

... of 'inspissation' came into use after the turn of the 20th century. A culture medium would be heated to boiling and then held at room temperature ... obtain almost absolute sterility. Most early bacteriology was done with media 'sterilized' in that manner. Microwave could be used in the same way ...

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by fdgsr
Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
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Re: Please help me decide which microscope to buy

... (plastic-thickness) to the cells without dumping the objective into the culture media. This will probably limit the maximum magnification you can use, because the short focal ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please help me decide which microscope to buy
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Where to get Fibroblasts and Immune stem cells?

I'm wanting to get some simple adult stem cells to culture and play around with but I don't want to pay the heafty price for professional ... stem cells (which I theoretically know how to do and I know where to get the media). So....I'm wondering, is it possible to get fibroblasts and blood stem ...

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by NathanielZhu
Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:07 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where to get Fibroblasts and Immune stem cells?
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