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08582 Sigma-Aldrich

Urea solution

for microbiology, 40% in H2O

Synonym: Carbamide, Carbonyldiamide

  • CAS Number 57-13-6

  • Linear Formula NH2CONH2

  • Molecular Weight 60.06

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 635724

  •  MDL number MFCD00008022

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grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
concentration   40% in H2O
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Components

(per vial, sufficient for 100 mL medium):
Urea 2.0 g, Distilled water 5.0 ml

General description

Filter sterilized urea solution recommended for detection of urease activity.

Other Notes

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

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Microbiology Introduction

An initial aim of all microbiologists is the reproducible growth of their microbial cultures, no matter whether the microorganisms are of natural origin or have been genetically engineered by man. Re...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

Microbiology Theory: Media Preparation

Microorganisms need nutrients, a source of energy and certain environmental conditions in order to grow and reproduce. In the environment, microbes have adapted to the habitats most suitable for thei...
Keywords: Culture media, Digestions, Environmental, Filtration, Growth factors, Indicators, Microbiology, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Vitamins

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