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Progress in the development of gelling agents for improved culturability of microorganisms

Frontiers in Microbiology

Aug 11, 2015

Nabajit DasSukant Khurana

Abstract

Gelling agents are required for formulating both solid and semisolid media, vital for the isolation of microorganisms. Gelatin was the first gelling agent to be discovered but it soon paved the way for agar, which has far superior material qualities. Source depletion, issues with polyme...read more

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Microorganism
Guar gum
Research
Polymerase
Gellan gum
Agar
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Carrageenan
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Pharmacologic Substance
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Progress in the development of gelling agents for improved culturability of microorganisms

Frontiers in Microbiology

Aug 11, 2015

Nabajit DasSukant Khurana

PMID: 26257708

DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00698

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