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Why antibiotics are used in preparation media for karyotyping using giemsa banding?
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Dr. David Doucette
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In brief: Stop contaminatio
Because tissue culture is a relatively long and sensitive process, antibiotics are used in the media to prevent bacterial overgrowth from contaminating bacteria that could multiply, divide, and overwhelm the sensitive tissue culture.

In brief: Stop contaminatio
Because tissue culture is a relatively long and sensitive process, antibiotics are used in the media to prevent bacterial overgrowth from contaminating bacteria that could multiply, divide, and overwhelm the sensitive tissue culture.
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