what does GC stands for in GC medium Base - (Feb/26/2007 )
in Gc Medium base,what does GC stands for...?
Iam giving an example of Chocolate agar media where it is used...
Chocolate agar Plates
Description: 3.60% GC II medium base, 1.0% hemoglobin.
Applications: A standard medium for the cultivation of N. gonorrhoeae, it is not however a selective medium. Therefore in any mixed-cultures encountered, growth of contaminants is not restricted and may result in an over growth of gonococci.
Shipping Conditions: Ambient
Humm reading the history of the medium (here: http://www.bd.com/ds/technicalCenter/inser...Medium_Base.pdf ) I would bet Gonococcus.