Biology as Poetry: Genetics

Bacteriophage Ecology Group

Spot Inoculation

Aseptic application of microorganisms to solid media that involves simply a touch of the transfer device but not subsequent dragging.

Spot inoculations are a means of conveniently inoculating in such a manner that all growth radiates outward from approximately a single point, i.e., such that a single colony is formed.

For more on this topic, see Wikipedia  and Google.  Contact web master.  Return to home.