Technical Data
Starch Casein Agar (Powder)
Molecular Biology Grade
Storage RT/4°C    Shipping RT
Components shown as g/Liter
Agar 15.0
Calcium Carbonate0.02
Ferrous Sulfate•7H2O0.01
Magnesium Sulfate•7H2O0.05
Potassium Nitrate2.0
Potassium Phosphate Dibasic2.0
Sodium Chloride2.0
Soluble Starch10.0
Media for the cultivation and enumeration of Actinomycetes species from water and soil samples by the double-layer agar technique.

Beige, homogenous, free flowing powder

Colorless to light tan, clear, complete after autoclaving

As Reported

Directions per Liter: Dissolve 31.38 grams in 800-900ml of ddH2O stirring gently with heating until completely solubilized. Adjust pH of the medium to the desired level. Add additional water to bring the solution to 1L. Dispense into appropriate containers, loosen caps and autoclave for 15 minutes at 121ºC (15psi).

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 4°C 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.