EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
44655 Sigma-Aldrich

ECD Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: E. coli Direct Agar, Escherichia coli Direct Agar

Purchase

Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  bile salts, 1.5 g/L
  casein peptone (tryptic), 20 g/L
  disodium hydrogen phosphate, 5 g/L
  potassium dihydrogen phosphate, 1.5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  yeast extract, 5 g/L
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Escherichia coli and Coliforms

Description

Application

For the selective detection of coliforms and E. coli in water, food and other material, and in the membrane filter technique.

Other Notes

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

Preparation Note

Supplement: 2vl/l MUG Supplement (Cat. No. 18493)

Price and Availability

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

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

Related Products

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?