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Culture medium

Culture medium a substance, either solid or liquid, used for the cultivation, isolation, identification, or storage of... Read More

Tissue culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of culturing animal or plant tissue in a controlled medium away... Read More

Organ culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating organ primordia or pieces of tissue in the... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Cell culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating cell strains or lines, especially animal cells, in... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Defined medium

Defined medium (Science: cell culture) cell culture medium in which all components are known. In practice this means that... Read More

Nutrient medium

nutrient medium --> culture medium A substance, either solid or liquid, used for the cultivation, isolation,... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Batch culture

Definition noun, plural: batch cultures A large-scale closed system culture in which cells are grown in a fixed volume of... Read More

Petri dish

Definition noun, plural: Petri dishes A circular dish made of glass or plastic and with a loose-fitting cover, used in... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Animal cell culture

Animal cell culture (Science: cell culture) Mammalian cells are fragile and harder to grow than other cell types, but their... Read More

Anther culture

Anther culture a plant culturing technique in which immature pollen is made to divide andgrow into tissue (either callus or... Read More

Fastidious organism

Definition ‘’noun, plural: fastidious organisms‘’ An organism that has complex nutritional requirements. Usage The... Read More

Slope culture

slope culture --> slant culture A culture made on the slanting surface of a medium which has been solidified in a test... Read More

Induced enzyme

Induced enzyme Inducible enzyme, an enzyme that can be detected in a growing culture of a microorganism, after the addition... Read More

Myogenesis

Definition noun (embryology) The formation of muscle tissues through the differentiation of progenitor cells myoblasts... Read More

Stab culture

stab culture A culture produced by inserting an inoculating needle with inoculum down the centre of a solid medium contained... Read More

Slant culture

slant culture A culture made on the slanting surface of a medium which has been solidified in a test tube inclined from the... Read More

Elective culture

Elective culture a method of isolating microorganisms capable of utilizing a specific substrate by incubating an inoculum in... Read More

Medium

medium (Science: cell biology) shorthand for culture medium or growth medium, the nutrient solution in which cells or organs... Read More

Hat medium

Hat medium (Science: cell biology, cell culture) a selective growth medium for animal tissue cells that contains... Read More

Stock culture

stock culture A culture of a microorganism maintained solely for the purpose of keeping the microorganism in a viable... Read More

Cell line

Cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that will proliferate indefinitely... Read More

Acceleration phase

Acceleration phase (Science: cell biology, cell culture) a period of increasing growth before the log phase in a culture of... Read More

Established cell line

Established cell line --> cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that... Read More

Agar-agar

Definition noun A gelatinous material derived from the cell walls of red algae, used primarily as a culture... Read More

Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: cyclic adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate that... Read More

Agar

Definition noun A gelatinous material derived from algae, specifically used as a culture medium of bacteria and other cells... Read More

Arabinose

Definition noun A five-carbon monosaccharide that naturally occurs as a constituent in various plant and bacterial... Read More

Soft agar

soft agar (Science: cell culture) Semi solid agar used to gelate medium for culture of animal cells. Placed in such a... Read More

Growth medium

Growth medium (Science: cell culture) a synthetic medium which is filled with nutrients necessary to the growth of... Read More

Basal medium

Basal medium (Science: cell culture) An unsupplemented medium which promotes the growth of many types of microorganisms... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Colony

Definition noun, plural: colonies (biology) Several individual organisms (especially of the same species) living together in... Read More

Explant

Explant Living tissue transferred from an organism to an artificial medium for... Read More

Industrial Microbiology

Definition noun Related to environmental, social and economic importance that are engaged in the utilization of... Read More

Broth

Broth in the food industry, a thin liquid which is made by boiling meat or vegetables or bones and is used in preparing... Read More

Harvesting

Harvesting 1. (Science: cell culture) The collecting of cells, organisms, or the growth medium upon which an experimental... Read More