Czapek-Dox medium


Cza·​pek-Dox medium
variants or Czapek medium
: a culture medium for various fungi consisting essentially of a balanced and buffered mixture of inorganic salts, a sugar, and water and being used (1) as a solution or (2) with added agar as a solid

called also respectively 1Czapek solution, Czapek-Dox solution, 2Czapek agar

Word History


after Friedrich Czapek †1921 Czech botanist & Arthur W. Dox †1954 American chemist

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“Czapek-Dox medium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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