Titanium (III) citrate as a nontoxic oxidation-reduction buffering system for the culture of obligate anaerobes

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Science  10 Dec 1976:
Vol. 194, Issue 4270, pp. 1165-1166
DOI: 10.1126/science.793008


An oxidation-reduction buffering system based on titanium(III) citrate eliminates any traces of oxygen in a culture medium, serves as an indicator for low oxidation-reduction potentials, and prevents the growth of facultative anaerobes, which frequently contaminate anaerobic cultures.

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