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King Agar B

for microbiology

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Solid Media/Agars, Media, Media by Application, Media by Microorganism,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 10 g/L
  dipotassium hydrogen phosphate, 1.5 g/L
  magnesium sulfate, 1.5 g/L
  mixed peptone, 20 g/L
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   nonselective and differential for Pseudomonas

Description

Application

For the detection and enumeration of fluorescing bacteria in water, in particular Pseudomonas fluorescens in drinking water acc. to King et al. (1954), .

Other Notes

Multidish application

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

Preparation Note

Supplements:
10ml/l glycerol (Cat. No. 49767)
optional: CFC Selective Supplement (Cat. No. 53477)

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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

Pseudomonas Media and Tests

Pseudomonas are motile (one or more polar flagella), rod shaped and aerobe Gram-negative bacteria. They are found almost everywhere, in soil, water, plants and animals. In most cases it is not pathog...
Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
Analytix Volume 2007 Article 5
Keywords: Anaerobic, Antifungals, Biochemistry, Cosmetics, Diagnostic, Environmental, Fermentation, Glycolysis, Metabolism, Metabolites, Microbiology, Pentose phosphate pathway, Pharmaceutical, Respiratory

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