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A Compilation of Culture Media for the Cultivation of Micro-organisms

Nature volume 128, page 244 (15 August 1931) | Download Citation



This large volume is a compilation of various media used for the cultivation of bacteria, yeasts, and moulds. In all, about seven thousand have been assembled. These have been subdivided primarily into groups on the basis of physical characteristics and the nature of the solidifying agent used, and secondarily upon the chemical characteristics of the media. The use of each medium is indicated.

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