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What is this ? - Cell culture contaminant (Mar/05/2010 )

Dear members,

Appreciate if you could help me identify this contaminant of our cell culture... picture here. I thought it was a mould but it didn't grow on SDA.

Could they be long chains of bacilli?

-one two three-

Certainly looks like fungus. Does it really matter though?

Throw out your cells and any media etc used- decontaminate hoods, waterbaths, incubators etc and start again.


My cells looked like you... sort of bubble and i'm not sure as well... certainly need other opinions...