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Offline Myrrh

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Penicillum Candidum Sam3: Why or Why Not?
« on: December 03, 2010, 07:34:08 PM »
The time came for me to order some new P. Candidum, and I was wondering which type to get. I noticed that many places that don't specify the variety seem to use Sam3, but when I looked in Margaret Morris's book she suggested using this strain only to control contamination and then to switch to another type. I was hoping someone could enlighten me as to the benefits of one strain over another and different preferences so that I can make an educated choice.

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Re: Penicillum Candidum Sam3: Why or Why Not?
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2010, 08:33:11 AM »
For others, SAM3 is a product name for manufacturer Danisco for one of their several P candidum's in their Choozit product line.

Myrrh, good question, I wrote some info here on six different Choozit P candidum strains that I found which gives some help.

Also, in our Library there are product data sheets for four of the six that should be of use.

Also if you search on SAM3 (or the other names) you'll find it discussed in several threads, I haven't looked at them but hopefully one gives some pro's & con's type info on it.