A laboratory method applying a mixture of microorganisms to particular growth conditions under which only the cells with particular characteristics can survive and may be isolated.
Source: PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 165 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'selection' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05548 RISBibTexEndNote