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Fast Colony Forming Unit Counting in 96-Well Plate Format Applied to the Drosophila Microbiome

DOI :

10.3791/64298-v

12:55 min

January 13th, 2023

January 13th, 2023

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1Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institution for Science, 2Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University

This method quantifies microbial abundance using a 96-well plate format to plate colony forming units (CFUs) and is applied to the Drosophila microbiome in whole fly homogenate samples. CFUs are counted with an automated image analysis software provided here.

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