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17171 Sigma-Aldrich

Mineral modified Glutamate Broth (Base)

for microbiology



Related Categories A - M, All Liquid Media/Broths, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   L-arginine, 0.04 g/L
  L-aspartic acid, 0.048 g/L
  bromocresol purple, 0.02 g/L
  calcium chloride, 0.02 g/L
  L-cystine, 0.04 g/L
  dipotassium phosphate, 1.8 g/L
  ferric ammonium citrate, 0.02 g/L
  lactose, 20 g/L
  magnesium sulfate, 0.2 g/L
  nicotinic acid, 0.002 g/L
  pantothenic acid, 0.002 g/L
  sodium formate, 0.5 g/L
  thiamine, 0.002 g/L
final pH   6.7±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   nonselective and differential for Enterobacteriaceae
  nonselective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms



For the enumeration of coliform bacteria in water and waste water samples.

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