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Notes on maintaining stock cultures, and preparing actively growing cultures for use by students.

Notes based on information in 'Basic practical microbiology' © Society for General Microbiology.

Notes based on information in 'Basic practical microbiology' © Society for General Microbiology.

Notes based on information in 'Basic practical microbiology' © Society for General Microbiology.

These notes are intended for students making dilutions as part of an investigation, rather than for teachers or technicians who will already know how to do this.

The ability to make different culture media for culturing different microorganisms is an essential part of any microbiology investigation.