Studying Natural Products

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Title: Studying Natural Products
Description: The National Cancer Institute's Natural Products Branch at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research is the largest program to collect materials worldwide from marine, plant, and microbial sources so they may be studied for possible medical uses. Spore collections represent valuable seeds for the production of fungal and bacterial cultures. The spores are kept in cryogenic storage when not in use. Placement of the spore collections in liquid nitrogen maintains their integrity and insures viability of the spores when cultured on solid media.
Topics/Categories: People -- Researcher
Science and Technology -- Laboratory Techniques/Equipment
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Creator: Danie Sone (photographer)
Date Created: 2011
Date Added: August 6, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.