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Nutrient Agar (Powder)


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Nutrient Agar is used for cultivating a wide variety of nonfastidious organisms.
Catalog #N8500
DescriptionNutrient Agar was suggested by the American Public Health Association
(APHA) in the early 1900's as a standard culture medium for use in bacterial processing in water analysis. This is recommonded for the bacterial examination of water milk. It now continues to be a widely used general purpose medium for growing nonfastidious organisms. It is specified in many standard methods procedures for examining foods, dairy products, water, and other materials.
AppearanceBeige, homogeneous, free flowing powder
Solubiliity (23.0g/L)Pale yellow, clear, complete with heat
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.
Alternate namesBeef Extract, Peptone, Agar

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