axenic culture


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axenic culture

a pure culture of parasites.

axenic culture

a pure culture of microorganisms, i.e., one free from contaminating microorganisms or, in the case of parasites, without the presence of the host.
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The occurrence of a cuticle on these gametophytes under the relatively moist conditions of axenic culture indicates that this is a permanent feature of these gametophytes and not just a response to drier conditions.
Primordium formation in axenic cultures of Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Sing.
The axenic cultures are not the best way to increase larval survival, but they may be better to maintain the optimal relationships between bacteria and larvae.
Axenic cultures of Anabaena fertilissima Rao, Aulosira fertilissima Ghose and Westiellopsis prolifica Janet were obtained from National Facility for Blue-Green Algae, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and were grown photoautotrophically in nitrogen free BG11 medium [15] within controlled temperatures (25 [+ or -]2 [degrees]C) under 3000 lux light with a photoperiod of 14: 10 h.
Upon arrival, parasites were incubated in Diamonds TYM (typticase, yeast extract, and maltose medium) at 37[degrees]C until axenic cultures were obtained.
Thus, it becomes difficult, if not impossible with axenic cultures to affect host dependent parasite differentiation, proliferation, or virulence factor transcription.
Spore-derived axenic cultures of ferns as a method of propagation.