czapek-dox medium

czapek-dox medium
\\|chä(ˌ)pek|däks-\ noun or czapek medium
Usage: usually capitalized C&D
Etymology: after Friedrich Czapek died 1921 Czech botanist & Arthur W. Dox died 1954 American chemist
: a culture medium for various fungi consisting essentially of a balanced and buffered mixture of inorganic salts, a sugar, and water and being used (1) as a solution or (2) with added agar as a solid — called also respectively (1) Czapek solution, Czapek-Dox solution, (2) Czapek agar

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  • Czapek-Dox agar — Czapek solution agar an agar medium containing sucrose, sodium nitrate, magnesium sulfate, potassium chloride, ferrous sulfate, and potassium buffer, used for the culture of Nocardia, Streptomyces, and fungi. Called also Czapek Dox solution …   Medical dictionary

  • Czapek-Dox solution — Czapek Dox agar; see under culture medium …   Medical dictionary

  • Czapek-Dox agar (solution) — Cza·pek Dox agar (solution) (chahґpek doksґ) [Friedrich Johann Franz Czapek, Czech botanist, 1868–1921; Arthur Wayland Dox, American chemist, 20th century] see under culture medium …   Medical dictionary

  • czapek medium — noun see czapek dox medium …   Useful english dictionary

  • medium — 1. A means; that through which an action is performed. 2. A substance through which impulses or impressions are transmitted. 3. SYN: culture m.. 4. The liquid holding a substance in solution or suspension. 5. Any of the substances in which a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Czapek — Friedrich J.F., Czechoslovakian botanist, 1868–1921. See C. solution agar, C. Dox medium …   Medical dictionary

  • Dox — Arthur W., U.S. chemist, *1882. See Czapek D. medium. * * * doxorubicin …   Medical dictionary

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