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Patrick Movsessian

I propose the use of PQQ , a vitamin like compound in transportation media and in agar plates to enhance the growth of bacteria. One study found that it had growth promoting effects on bacteria. Maybe PQQ could be used along with the sidophores to promote the culturing of unculturable bacteria.

Biofactors. 1988 Jan;1(1):51-3.
Pyrroloquinoline quinone: excretion by methylotrophs and growth stimulation for microorganisms.
Ameyama M1, Matsushita K, Shinagawa E, Hayashi M, Adachi O.

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