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subculture

 [sub´kul-chur]
1. a culture of bacteria derived from another culture.
2. a group whose members share characteristics, have similar needs, and develop behavioral norms not common to all members of the larger cultural group within which the smaller group exists.

sub·cul·ture

(sŭb-kŭl'chūr),
1. A culture made by transferring to a fresh medium microorganisms from a previous culture; a method used to prolong the life of a particular strain where there is a tendency to degeneration in older cultures.
2. To make a fresh culture with material obtained from a previous one.

subculture

(sŭb′kŭl′chər)
n.
1. A cultural subgroup differentiated by status, ethnic background, residence, religion, or other factors that functionally unify the group and act collectively on each member.
2. One culture of microorganisms derived from another.

sub·cul′tur·al adj.

sub·cul·ture

(sŭb'kŭl-chŭr)
1. A culture made by transferring to a fresh medium microorganisms from a previous culture; a method used to prolong the life of a particular strain where there is a tendency to degeneration in older cultures or to transfer organisms to a medium containing nutrients, reagents, dyes, or other substances to favor growth or facilitate identification.
2. To make a fresh culture with material obtained from a previous one.

sub·cul·ture

(sŭb'kŭl-chŭr)
1. A culture made by transferring to a fresh medium microorganisms from a previous culture.
2. To make a fresh culture with material obtained from a previous one.
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Although the initial multiplication ratios were quite low as previously mentioned, they increased with further subcultures. There are three phases through which a shoot must progress to be successfully propagated in vitro: isolation, stabilization, and production.
In such settings, HR professionals can use their competencies in facilitating and developing change influence and change management initiatives, ensuring, through the knowledge they possess of their own organization, that such initiatives are more targeted to the specific reality of the organizational culture and subcultures.
In the context of subcultures, status is measured based on the relative value of "hipness" defined by a group's beliefs and values (Thornton 1996, 11).
Contemporary post-subcultural studies view contemporary youth subcultures as ultimately apolitical.
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The study also aims at determining the maximum number of subcultures that can be carried out using the selected combination of BA and gelrite concentration and the development of the micro-propagated plants under ex vitro conditions.
The study was a completely randomized factorial design (2 x 6) (conidia media of origin x subcultures), with four replicates for vegetative growth, conidial production in culture medium, and tolerance to UV radiation, and five replicates for conidial production on rice and temperature tolerance.