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Nutrient Agar 1.5% (Powder)

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Slightly alkaline enrichment media for cultivating fastidious organisms.
Description:
Nutrient Agar 1.5% is a basic media composed of a simple peptone and a beef extract. The gelatin peptone contributes organic nitrogen in the form of amino acids and long-chain fatty acids. The beef extract provides additional vitamins, carbohydrates, salts and other organic nitrogen compounds. If needed other enrichments may be added to the prepared media or during the preparation of the dehydrated powder. Blood may be prepared with Nutrient Agar 1.5%
Catalog #N8520
StorageStore the sealed bottle containing the dehydrated medium at 2 to 30.0°C. Once opened and recapped, place the container in a low humidity environment at the same storage temperature. Protect it from moisture and light. The dehydrated medium should be discarded if it is not free flowing or if the color has changed from the original light beige color.
AppearanceBeige Homogeneous, free flowing powder
Solubiliity (31.0g/L)Pale yellow, clear, complete with heat
pH7.2-7.5
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, NaCl, Agar


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