YM (selective medium)

The YM medium and the YM agar (English: Yeasts ( yeast) and Molds (mold ) ) is used in microbiology for culturing acid- loving ( acidophilic ) yeasts and fungi. Due to its acidic pH, it prevents the proliferation of bacteria and other organisms intolerant acid in the medium. It can be used for a liquid culture, or be solidified by means of agar agar to a solid medium.


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