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Agar, Drosophila


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Gelidium based Drosophila agar is an inexpensive growth medium especially suited to the growth and nutrient requirements of Drosophila without the expense of bacteriological grades. This is a food grade agar which offers excellent clarity.
Catalog #A0940
AppearanceWhite to light tan, homogenous, free flowing powder.
Melting Point (1.5%)82-88°C
pH (1.5%)6.0-8.0
Ash 6.5%
Gel Point (1.5%)34-38°C
Gel Strength (1.5%) 600-1100g/cm2
Identification APasses
Identification BPasses
Foreign Insoluble Matter 10%
Foreign Organic Matter 1%
Foreign StarchNone detected
GelatinNone detected
Water Absorption 75ml
Acid-insoluble Ash 0.5%
Arsenic 0.0003%
Lead 0.001%
Heavy Metals (Pb) 0.004%
Microbiological AnalysisTotal Plate Count: 500cfu/g
Coliforms: 3cfu/g
E. coli: 0cfu/g
Salmonella: 0cfu/g
Yeast and Mold: 200cfu/g
CAS Number9002-18-0
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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