A microliter incubator array for understanding culture condition selectivity


The emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains and the weaponization of rare bacterial strains pose a potential threat of pandemic disease. Those involved in the treatment and control of infectious diseases have called for the development of a device capable of rapidly, simultaneously, and safely investigate a myriad of culture conditions. In response to this need, a microliter incubator array system is described and results from a proof-of-concept study using yeast cells to determine optimal growth conditions is presented.

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Fulstone, R. , Coughlan, C. , Wiktorowicz, J. and Lengsfeld, C. (2012) A microliter incubator array for understanding culture condition selectivity. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 3, 87-91. doi: 10.4236/abb.2012.31013.

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