penicillin fungus

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didymocarpus
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penicillin fungus

Post by didymocarpus » Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:48 am

hi
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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Post by MrMistery » Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:39 pm

Penicillin is an antibiotic targeted at the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. Therefore, it shouldn't affect your fungus.
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