Letter | Published:

Purification of Algal Cultures with Caffeine

Nature volume 204, page 801 (21 November 1964) | Download Citation

Subjects

Abstract

Ducker and Willoughby1 have suggested a method for eliminating bacteria from algal cultures. If a technique could be devised for selectively killing fungi and non-photosynthetic protozoa, the selection of pure strains of algae would be considerably simplified.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1.

    , and , Nature, 202, 210 (1964).

  2. 2.

    , and , Expt. Cell Res., 28, 524 (1962).

  3. 3.

    , J. Genetics, 51, 543 (1953).

  4. 4.

    , Amer. J. Botany, 47, 67 (1960).

  5. 5.

    , and , J. Protozool., 9, 327 (1962).

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

  1. Edinboro State College, Edinboro, Pa.

    • S. W. BOWNE JUN.

Authors

  1. Search for S. W. BOWNE in:

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/204801a0

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.