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1. TRUE or FALSE. An autoclave can be used to sterilize growth media?

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1. TRUE or FALSE. An autoclave can be used to sterilize growth media?

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Growth media are solid, liquid or semisolid mediums which contains nutrients to support the growth of cells (eukaryotic or prokaryotic) on them. These are also known as culture media.

Step 2

The autoclave is an instrument which contains pressure chamber and is used to carry out processes at high temperature and pressure. In microbiology it is used to sterilize equipments, chemicals, etc. In this, steam is produced at high pressure, which kills bacteria, spores and germs. 

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Growth media can be sterilized in autoclave. It is usually done at 121 degre...

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