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question - glucose additin to media (Oct/21/2010 )

why don't we use glucose to the medium..? instead we uses sucrose as organic suppliment.what is the advantage of this than other disaccarides?
Thank you for spending your valuble time.


Sucrose is cheap...

and it might also depend on what organisms you are using, culturing. Some may benefit from having sucrose. And maybe its a part of the research?


we are using glucose in a lot of pito suggested, it might be part of your research or of the organisms you are working with.