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17774 Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium tellurite solution

1% in H2O, for microbiology



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grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
concentration   1% in H2O
storage temp.   2-8°C



A filter sterilized solution of potassium tellurite, recommended for the selective isolation of Staphylococci and Corynebacteria. Supplement for: Cat. No.70195 (10 mL - 500 mL medium), Cat. No. 17245 (10 mL - 1000 mL medium), Cat. No. 17268 (10 mL - 500 mL medium)

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10 mls per vial

sterile 1% Potassium tellurite Solution in water

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Microbiology Introduction

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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

Staphylococcus aureus: a Spreading Bacteria

Staphylococcus aureus is frequently a part of our skin flora but is also a cause of a broad range of illnesses. Current studies report a remarkable increase of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus au...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 10 Article 2
Keywords: Aerobic, Antibiotics, Clinical, Environmental, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Microbiology, Respiration

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