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pure cul·ture

in the ordinary bacteriologic sense, a culture consisting of a single species and strain of a bacterium.

pure cul·ture

(pyūr kŭl'chŭr)
In the ordinary bacteriologic sense, a culture consisting of the descendants of a single cell.

pure culture

A culture of a single form of microorganism uncontaminated by other organisms.
See also: culture
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In order to isolate the pure cultures of lactic acid bacteria, the samples from various natural sources were selected: plants, fermented and fresh vegetables, kefir fungus, faeces piglets, calves and lambs, raw milk, etc.
These pure cultures are considered as first generation culture (mother cultures) and hyphal tips were inoculated to obtain the second-generation culture.
Probiotic candidate selection for this study was based on the ability of these isolates to inhibit pure cultures of known shellfish larval pathogens (bacterial strains B70, B122, and B183) preinoculated onto Mueller Hinton agar.
Genomic DNA was not detectable by gel electrophoresis and ethidium bromide staining in either aerobic digest samples or pure culture samples when extractions were performed using a modified version of the activated sludge genomic DNA extraction protocol (Watanabe et al.
Culture of bacteria for identification and sensitivity testing requires a pure culture of the organism, and further testing of its biochemical characteristics and susceptibility to antimicrobial drugs can be automated.
Starting with a pure culture of bacterial organisms, this novel approach relies on panbacterial real-time PCR followed by high-resolution melting analysis (14), thus offering a simple workflow and overall result turnaround times of ~1.
If Tanzania was anti-Bauerist in pure culture, there is no doubt that most of the countries of Africa were anti-Bauerist in their policies in greater or lesser degree.
It's quite cheesy to say that we're going to explore other cultures that will be interesting and is a big part of why we're going, but backpacking is incredibly commercialised and the chances of finding any pure culture are slim.
They have already succeeded in growing a pure culture of pigmented epithelia and plan to transplant these cells into monkeys to confirm whether they are sensitive to light.
Rushdie has always been an antinationalist, vaguely on the Left; the Islamic fundamentalists are unlikely to make him more sympathetic to those who use ideas of native and pure culture as a means of political organization and power.
Samuels and Poldmaa were able to take a sexually produced spore from each of these fungi, grow them in pure culture, and produce the asexually sporulating state of each new Hyplomyces.