Laboratory maintenance of streptomyces species

Micah D. Shepherd, Madan K. Kharel, Mary A. Bosserman, Jrgen Rohr

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This unit includes general protocols for the laboratory maintenance of Streptomyces species, including growth in liquid media, growth on solid agar, and short- and long-term storage. Considerations for the handling of Streptomyces species and the morphology of the bacteria are also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10E.1.1-10E.1.8
JournalCurrent Protocols in Microbiology
Issue numberSUPP.18
StatePublished - Aug 2010


  • Streptomyces
  • media
  • mycelium
  • spore
  • strain storage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology


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