Tegosept (Drosophila anti-fungal agent) (p-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester, Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, Nipagine)
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Drosophila anti-fungal agent or mold inhibitor used in conjunction with Drosophila Insect Diet (Caltech). Used as a fly food preservative. Odorless, tasteless and non-toxic (sanctioned for food use), Tegosept is active at low concentrations against a broad spectrum of microorganisms
Loss on Drying:
Residue on Ignition:
Drosophila Diet Medium:
1. Dissolve 226.53 grams Drosophila Diet Medium (Powder) D9600-07 per liter of distilled/ deionized water, heating to boiling with stirring until completely solubilized.
2. Allow to cool to 80°C.
3. Add in while stirring antifungal agents: Tegosept (0.07-2%/L) or Propionic Acid Mix (11.7ml/L).
Note: both can be added for additional fungal protection or to eliminate sporadic mold problems.
4. Dispense into appropriate containers, store at 2-8ºC in the dark.
Form: White crystalline powder
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.