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70147 Sigma-Aldrich

Milk Agar

for microbiology

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Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacillus,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  milk solids (equivalent to 10 ml fresh milk), 1 g/L
  peptone, 5 g/L
  yeast extract, 3 g/L
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   Micrococcus
  nonselective for Bacillus
  nonselective for Bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for Candida
  nonselective for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  nonselective for Pseudomonas
  nonselective for Staphylococcus
  nonselective for Streptococcus

Description

Application

Milk Agar is recommended for the enumeration of microorganisms in milk, milk products, water, ice-cream, etc. by the plate count test.

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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

Streptococci - Overview of Detection, Identification, Differentiation and Cultivation Techniques

Streptococci are non-motile, microaerophilic, Grampositive spherical bacteria (cocci). They often occur as chains or pairs and are facultative or strict anaerobes. Streptococci give a negative catala...
By Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 3
Keywords: Diagnostic, Phosphorylations

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