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Synthetic and complex media; methods to grow anaerobes

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1. Which of the four media below are synthetic medium and which are complex media?

2. Which of the four media below are used to grow autotrophs? Which media are used to grow fastidious microbes?

3. Define nonfastidous?

4. List all the methods that can be used to grow anaerobes?

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1. Which of the four media below are synthetic medium and which are complex media?

Synthetic media (Chemical composition defined): Glucose salt medium

Complex media (chemical composition not defined): Nutrient broth, glucose broth, Yeast extracts broth

2. Which of the four media below are used to grow autotrophs? Which media are used to grow fastidious microbes?

Glucose salt medium is used to grow autotrophs.

A fastidious organism is one with highly complex nutritional requirements. These organisms are having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures; "fastidious ...

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