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i am planning to penicillin discs to control bacterial contamination in a fungal culture.will the penicillin affect the growth of my fungus in any way?
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Penicillin is an antibiotic targeted at the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. Therefore, it shouldn't affect your fungus.
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