Technical Data
Media
Beef Extract (Peptic Digest of Animal Tissue)
B1000
Molecular Biology Grade
Storage RT/4C    Shipping RT

Beef Extract is a desiccated powder used as a substitute for infusions of meat for culture media.

Appearance:
Light tan powder
Solubility:
Gold, clear and complete
Total Nitrogen:
11%
Loss on Drying:
5%
Ash:
19%
pH (2%):
6.5-7.5
Standard Plate Count:
1000cfu/g
Yeast and Mold:
100cfu/g
Coliforms:
10cfu/g
E. coli:
Negative
Salmonella:
Negative
Growth Supporting Properties
Peptone Agar (USP): Satisfactory
Broth Formulations: Satisfactory
Heat Processing:
Beef Extract is heat treated to a minimum of 85C for 6 hours during processing.
Country of Origin:
USA



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.