Media Prep

Media Prep

In order to grow, cells need very specific environmental conditions such as food, energy, proper temperature and humidity. When growing cells in the lab, we have to create these conditions using culture media.

In this video, we'll demonstrate the steps for preparing Brain Heart Infusion Agar. It's a general-purpose media used for a variety of bacterial and fungal species including pathogens like Streptococcus and Pneumococcus.

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