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Grow in Modified Shieh broth/agar:
Add per liter (per 500 mL)
Tryptone: 5.0 g (2.5 g)
Yeast Extract: 2.0 g (1.0 g)
Distilled Water: 1.0 L (500 mL)
Add the indicated volume of stock solutions:
CaCl2 · 2H2O 45.6 µM
For a 1000X stock solution: add 1.34 g in 200 mL distilled water
Add 1.0 mL per liter (0.5 mL per 500 mL)
KH2PO4 (monobasic) 1.1 mM
For a 1000X stock solution: add 10 g in 200 mL distilled water
Add 3 mL per liter (1.5 mL per 500 mL)
MgSO4 · 7H2O 1.2 mM
For a 100X stock solution: add 15.0 g in 500 mL distilled water
Add 10 mL per liter (5 mL per 500 mL)
FeSO4 · 7H2O 3.6 µM
For a 100X stock solution: add 0.02 g in 200 mL distilled water
Add 10 mL per liter (5 mL per 500 mL)
Adjust for final pH of ~ 7.2
Add 10 g agar (5.0 g) for plates.
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