APPENDIX 3M Preparing Frozen Bacterial Stocks

  1. Sherie L. Morrison

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471142735.ima03ms21

Current Protocols in Immunology

Current Protocols in Immunology

How to Cite

Morrison, S. L. 2001. Preparing Frozen Bacterial Stocks. Current Protocols in Immunology. 21:3M:A.3M.1–A.3M.2.

Author Information

  1. University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: MAR 1997


After bacteria containing plasmids of interest have been produced, it is frequently convenient to store them for later use. This appendix provides instruction for storing bacteria in such a way that they typically remain viable for years.