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44657 Sigma-Aldrich

ECD MUG Agar

for microbiology

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Fluorogenic Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  bile salt mixture, 1.5 g/L
  casein peptone, 20 g/L
  dipotassium hydrogen phosphate, 4 g/L
  lactose, 5 g/L
  4-methylumbelliferyl-β-D-glucuronide, 0.07 g/L
  potassium hydrogen phosphate, 1.5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  tryptophan, 1 g/L
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms

Description

Application

The bile-salt mixture in this E. coli Direct Agar extensively inhibits the non-obligatory intestinal accompanying flora. Fluorescence in the UV and a positive indole test demonstrate the presence of E. coli in the colonies.

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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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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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