Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Does the DSMZ provide plasmid sequences or maps?

    No, we refer to published literature that are given as a DSMZ literature reference number for most plasmids.

  • Does the DSMZ provide isolated plasmid DNA?

    No, plasmids are only offered within their host bacterium.

  • What is important when growing plasmid-bearing strains?

    Growth media should contain those agents selective for the plasmids to avoid plasmid loss.