glycerol phosphate


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glyc·er·ol phos·phate

the anion of a phosphoric ester of glycerol; the 3-derivative is the central component of phosphatidates (R-glycerol 3-phosphate).
Synonym(s): glycerophosphate
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The glycerol phosphate in Stuart's transport medium is replaced by phosphate buffer to control the overgrowth of normal flora bacteria that might overgrow the potential pathogens in the specimen.
They then applied classical methods of microbiology to screening large numbers of organisms suspected of showing activity against glycerol or glycerol phosphate.