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Agar, Noble
Molecular Biology Grade
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Noble Agar is the highest purity agar available. Being washed in accordance with the Noble and Tonney method which removes trace impurities, ash and minerals that interfere with many sensitive applications, such as electrophoresis and immunological procedures.

Appearance: White to light tan, homogenous, free flowing powder

Solubility (1.5%): White to off white, clear, complete

Moisture: 10%

Ash: 5%

Turbidity (1.5%, post autoclave): As reported

A450 (1.5%, post autoclave): As reported

Melting Point (1.5%, post autoclave): 84-88C

pH (1.5%, post autoclave): 5.5-7.5

Gel Point (1.5%): 32-37.5C

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.

1. Noble and Tonney, J. Amer. Water Works, 27: 108 (1935). 2. Guisely and Wren, Marine Colloids (1975). 3. Rose Friedman and Fahey, Manual of Clinical Laboratory Immunology, ASM (1986).