Technical Data
All Culture Medium (AC Agar) (Powder)
Molecular Biology Grade
Storage RT/4C    Shipping RT
Components shown as g/Liter
Proteose Peptone20.00
Beef Extract3.00
Yeast Extract3.00
Malt Extract3.00
Ascorbic Acid0.20
General purpose agar for the cultivation of aerobic, anaerobic and microaerophilic microorganisms.

Light tan to tan, homogenous, free flowing powder

Yellow, clear, complete after autoclaving

pH: As Reported

Directions per Liter: Suspend 35.2 grams in 1000 ml of distilled water. Heat to boiling to dissolve the medium completely. Distribute in tubes or bottles to give the desired depth and sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs pressure (121C) for 15 minutes. If the medium is not used on same day, it is advisable to drive off dissolved gases by boiling or steaming in the autoclave and cool without agitation.

Storage and Stability: Store powdered media at RT. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Prepared media should be kept at 4C and used within a short period of time.

Important Note: This 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.