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Appl Microbiol. Jan 1975; 29(1): 1–6.
PMCID: PMC186899

Minimal Growth Requirements for Clostridium perfringens and Isolation of Auxotrophic Mutants

Abstract

The minimal growth requirements for two strains of Clostridium perfringens were defined, and both synthetic and semisynthetic plating media were developed. Plate counts of the wild-type strains on both of these minimal media were equivalent to those on complex media. A number of auxotrophic mutants of each strain were isolated, and their phenotypes were defined.

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