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70145 Sigma-Aldrich

Malt Extract Agar

for microbiology

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Aspergillus,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  malt extract, 30 g/L
  mycological peptone, 5 g/L
final pH   5.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective by low pH for Aspergillus
  selective by low pH for Candida
  selective by low pH for Molds and Yeasts (General Media)
  selective by low pH for Penicilliums
  selective by low pH for Pichia
  selective by low pH for Saccharomyces
  selective by low pH for Zygosaccharomyces

Description

Application

A medium for the isolation and enumeration of yeasts and molds.

Other Notes

Biological attributes of colony-type variants of Candida albicans; Volatile metabolites and other indicators of P. aurantiogriseum - growth on different substrates

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

Preparation Note

Supplement: 200 mg/l lactic acid (Cat. No. 69775)

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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

Yeasts

Yeast is one of the most important microorganisms known and utilised by mankind. Ancient Middle Eastern civilisations used the organism to bake bread and to produce mead, beer and wine.
Jvo Siegrist
Analytix 2009, 5, 7.
Keywords: Antibiotics, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Fermentation, Microbiology, Molecular biology, Polymerase chain reaction, Reproduction, Vitamins

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