Table 1

Growth media
Medium Abbreviation Reference Use
mFUM, 4 mM Glucose mFUM4 Growth medium for biofilms
mFUM 4 mM Glucose, iHS (50%) iHS Growth medium for biofilms
mFUM, 0.3% Glucose (30%), saliva (60%), iHS (10%) SAL Growth medium for biofilms
mFUM, 0.3% Glucose [12] Liquid precultures of S. oralis, S. anginosus, V. dispar1, F. nucleatum, A. oris, P. intermedia, C. rectus2
Pg medium3 [29] Liquid precultures of P. gingivalis
Spirochaetes medium [30] Precultures of T. denticola
Modified OMIZ-W684 [31] Precultures of T. forsythia

1 addition of 1% lactic acid (v/v).

2 addition of 0.1% sodium fumarate and 0.1% sodium formiate.

3 Brain heart infusion broth, supplemented with haemin (7.67 μM) and menadione (2.91 μM).

4 addition of lactose (2 g l-1), caseinoglycomacropeptide (100 mg l-1),N-acetylmuramic acid (50 mg l-1), and N- acetylglucosamine (500 mg l-1).

Ammann et al.

Ammann et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:227   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-227

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