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minimal medium

A term of art for a culture medium which provides the minimum requirements (e.g., inorganic salts, but no amino acids) needed for growth of a particular bacterium or cell.

minimal medium

a food source containing the minimum set of nutrients required for growth of the wild-type of a particular species. These are carbon, inorganic salts and water. Such media are used in screening for AUXOTROPHS. See ONE GENE/ONE ENZYME HYPOTHESIS.
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1 % Gelatin extract in minimal media (0.003 % NaCl, 0.03 % MgS[O.sub.4] and 0.015 % [K.sub.3]P[O.sub.4]) in conjunction with 2 % agar (for solidifying), pH adjusted to 7.0 before autoclaving, was used for in vitro estimation of protease activity.
Summary: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded an unusually low-key US visit on Tuesday voicing confidence that his White House talks had helped secure Israel and promote peace efforts.AaNetanyahu, whose ties with Washington have been strained by Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank where Palestinians seek statehood, met US President Obama with little notice and minimal media exposure Aaon Monday.
He has popped up at various other places in the United States, usually invited by far-right American organizations, but received minimal media coverage.
In a second study, comparison of strains grown in minimal versus rich media revealed 344 genes that were differentially expressed between the two conditions: preferential expression of the translation apparatus in rich media and the amino acid biosynthetic pathways in minimal media were entirely consistent with prior data (10).
He was also able to unveil his phony Jobs and Timber Accord to major photo ops but minimal media scrutiny.
These are firms like film company Minimal Media, made up of former students, who were supported to set up on their own and are now winning prestigious contracts across the region and further afield.
The bacterial cells which grown in minimal media contain PHA as above were removed by centrifugation at 10000 rpm for 10 min and the concentration of the protein was determined by Bradford method, using bovine serum albumin as a standard [30].
Additionally, many activists are simply not aware of the extent of the incriminating evidence against the RCMP due to minimal media coverage of the trial (apart from a brief flurry of coverage when the verdicts were announced).
The 24-year-old co-founded production company Minimal Media and has produced creative videos and short films for a range of high-profile clients, including Welsh National Opera, the NHS and Glyndwr University.
"The film has been produced by former students of Glyndwr University who have set up their own production company - Minimal Media - which further aligns to the Boards wish to promote and support local talent and entrepreneurship.
CAREER On leaving Glyndwr University he set up Minimal Media with fellow graduates Holly Harmsworth and Alan Whitfield.

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