Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Candle Jar Technique

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4571-1

Method used at the beginning of tissue culture. Cultures were placed in a vessel besides an enlightened candle: as soon as the light is expired the aeration is perfect for the growing cells (e.g., parasite cultures).


Tissue Culture Parasite Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieDüsseldorfGermany