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Descriptor in English: Culture Media
Descriptor in Spanish: Medios de Cultivo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Meios de Cultura
Descriptor in French: Milieux de culture
Entry term(s): Media, Culture
Tree number(s): D27.720.470.305
E07.206
Scope note: Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or other types of cells. The variety of media that exist allow for the culturing of specific microorganisms and cell types, such as differential media, selective media, test media, and defined media. Solid media consist of liquid media that have been solidified with an agent such as AGAR or GELATIN.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
DeCS UI: 3491
Descriptor UI: D003470
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Culture Media - Preferred
Concept UI M0005417
Scope note Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or other types of cells. The variety of media that exist allow for the culturing of specific microorganisms and cell types, such as differential media, selective media, test media, and defined media. Solid media consist of liquid media that have been solidified with an agent such as AGAR or GELATIN.
Preferred term Culture Media
Entry term(s) Media, Culture



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