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62915 Sigma-Aldrich

Lysine Iron Agar

for microbiology

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Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Biochemical Identification Media by Test, Biochemical Identification Media, A to Z,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   ammonium ferric citrate, 0.5 g/L
  bromocresol purple, 0.02 g/L
  D(+)-glucose, 1 g/L
  Ingredients: agar, 12.5 g/L
  L-lysine monohydrochloride, 10 g/L
  meat peptone, 5 g/L
  sodium thiosulfate, 0.04 g/L
  yeast extract, 3 g/L
final pH   6.7±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   nonselective and differential for Citrobacter
  nonselective and differential for Enterobacteriaceae
  nonselective and differential for Enterococcus
  nonselective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  nonselective and differential for Klebsiella
  nonselective and differential for Proteus
  nonselective and differential for Salmonella
  nonselective and differential for Shigella

Description

Application

Test agar for the simultaneous detection of lysine decarboxylase and formation of hydrogen sulfide in the identification of Enterobacteriaceae, in particular Salmonella and Arizona according to Edwards and Fife.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Keywords: Filtration, Separation

Microbiological Control of Spices and Herbs

Cultures around the world rely on herbs and spices to add flavour and zest to food. Many spices, however, contain very high numbers of bacteria, making them a potent source for food spoilage and path...
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AnalytiX Volume 10 Article 1
Keywords: Growth factors, Microbiology

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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