how to culture cyanobacteria from mangroves

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how to culture cyanobacteria from mangroves

Post by yton » Sun Dec 23, 2007 6:42 am

how do i culture or gather cyanobacteria from mangrove pneumatophores? please help me by sending me a protocol about culturing cyanobacteria! thanks guys! :D

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culturing cyanobacteria....

Post by Lithnes » Sun Dec 23, 2007 7:58 am

are u goin to take the cyanobacteria from water sample or at root region? u may be can tk the sample from waters at root region. besides that, u also cn tk sieve the root region, as ur sample.

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Re: how to culture cyanobacteria from mangroves

Post by yton » Wed Dec 26, 2007 3:42 am

im suppose to take samples from the root region. the problem lies on how to propagate it in peteri plates... does sanyone know any protocol or steps on how to culture cyanobacteria in a laboratory setting? thanks! :)

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Re: how to culture cyanobacteria from mangroves

Post by MrMistery » Wed Dec 26, 2007 5:24 pm

well it depends on your species. Generally cianobacteria don't need anything except for air and water...
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Re: how to culture cyanobacteria from mangroves

Post by spirochete » Sat Jan 05, 2008 2:07 am

cyanobacteria are nitrogen fixers so you can help isolate them by growing in a nitrogen free culture.

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