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31415 Sigma-Aldrich

Dextrose Caseinpeptone Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Dextrose Tryptone Agar, Glucose Casein-peptone Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacillus, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 12 g/L
  bromocresol purple, 0.04 g/L
  casein peptone, 10 g/L
  dextrose, 5 g/L
final pH   6.9±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   nonselective and differential for Bacillus

Description

Application

For the detection and enumeration of Bacillus ssp. in particular "flat-sour" organisms in food.

Other Notes

Studies on the release of dipicolinic acid from spores of Bacillus stearothermophilus NCA 1518.

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

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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