Microbial Biomass

The Fermentation Facility at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is making 3 strains of E. coli biomass available to the academic scientific community. Currently, biomass of the organisms listed below can be supplied in 500 g units. It is shipped by overnight delivery frozen and packed in dry ice. For more information please Contact the Fermentation Facility.

OrganismsStrainGrowth PhaseMedium
E.coli B (ATCC 11303) half log minimal media
E.coli B (ATCC 11303) three quarter log minimal media
E.coli B (ATCC 11303) half log enriched media
E.coli B (ATCC 11303) three quarter log enriched media
E.coli K-12 (ATCC 14948) half log enriched media
E.coli K-12 (ATCC 14948) three quarter log enriched media
E.coli MRE-600 (ATCC 29417) half log enriched media
E.coli MRE-600 (ATCC 29417) three quarter log enriched media

Other organisms and growth conditions will be made available as indicated by demand. Custom grows of other organisms are also available. Please contact us for pricing.