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stock cul·ture

(stok),
a culture of a microorganism maintained solely for the purpose of keeping the microorganism in a viable condition by subculture, as necessary, into fresh medium.

stock cul·ture

(stok kŭl'chŭr)
A culture of a microorganism maintained solely for the purpose of keeping the microorganism in a viable condition by subculture, as necessary, into fresh medium.

stock culture

A permanent culture from which transfers may be made.
See also: culture
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For long-term maintenance of stock cultures, we found a simple pea-based medium to be very successful.
Isolates of SE from four patients and the four vaccine stock cultures from the facility underwent pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) testing with two enzymes (XbaI and BlnI) by MDHHS and were determined to be indistinguishable.
Stock cultures were grown in f/2 medium (Guillard and Ryther, 1962) held at 25[degrees]C under 160 [micro]E [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1] (160 [micro]mol [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1]) on a 12:12 light-dark cycle.
This contrast was not significant indicating that, in comparison to the stock cultures, the culture conditions used to maintain the coexistence and single-species treatments in the first phase of the experiment did not have an effect on the census histories.
Additionally, the choice of container type, differed depending on size, is an operational practice for containerized tree stock culture (Faure- Lacroix et al., 2013; Jelic et al., 2014).
* Laboratory stock culture of Pseudomonas putida ATCC 31800 (oxidase test)
This is done by using a transfer loop to move bacteria from the stock culture to the tube.
Bacterial Isolates and growth conditions: Stock culture of Xanthomonas campestris pv.
Preparation of stock culture of rotifers: Mixed population of copepods, rotifers and cladocerans, was collected from the wild.
These tester males can be obtained from a stock culture or from excess F1 males from the in cis cross.
After we checked 400 lots of cells with a herpes stock culture, we developed confidence in the cell supplier.