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Synonyms for agar

any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent

a colloidal extract of algae


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For culture, Sabouraud's dextrose agar medium with chloramphenicol and gentamicin to prevent growth of contaminants was used.
(2014) used Sabouraud's dextrose agar medium for isolation of yeasts especially M.
Rhodotorula is a pigmented yeast, part of the Basidiomycota phylum, quite easily identifiable by distinctive orange/red colonies when grown on SDA (Sabouraud's Dextrose Agar).
The culture on Sabouraud's dextrose agar showed downy velvety colonies with black pigment on the reverse (Figure 4).
Culture of aspirated fluid in Sabouraud's dextrose agar (SDA) showed flat, glabrous, moist, radially folded colonies with diffusible red pigment after 4 days of incubation at 25[degrees]C.
Cultures were grown on Sabouraud's dextrose agar in the dark at 25[degrees]C for seven days.
Incubation in Sabouraud's dextrose agar (at 25[degrees]C) and brain-heart infusion agar (at 37[degrees]C) for 6 days yielded a grayish growth with aerial mycelia.
Tape strips from each pair of participants were placed over drops of sterile olive oil, adjacent to one another, on the surface of a Sabouraud's dextrose agar plate.
Fungal cultures used Sabouraud's dextrose agar and mycosel agar, and were checked periodically over 4 weeks.
The serial dilutions of homogenised suspension were made and were carefully inoculated on Sabouraud's Dextrose agar (Oxoid, UK) plates.
The rest of the samples were cultured on--a) Sabouraud's Dextrose Agar (SDA) with chloramphenicol and Actidione (Hi-Media Laboratories), b) Dermatophyte test medium (DTM; Hi-Media Laboratories).
Sabouraud's dextrose agar (SDA) was prepared as described by Emmons et al.
This medium contained Sabouraud's dextrose agar (SDA) (13.0 g), NaCl (11.7 g), Ca[Cl.sub.2] (0.11 g) and 10% sterile egg yolk and distilled water (184 ml).
All specimens were inoculated into Sabouraud's dextrose agar (plain), Sabouraud's dextrose agar with antibiotic, Sabouraud's dextrose agar with antibiotic and 5 Percent cycloheximide.