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70175 Sigma-Aldrich

Peptone from meat, enzymatic digest

for microbiology

Synonym: Peptone from bovine meat



Related Categories Base Ingredients for Media, Microbiology, Protein Sources (Peptones & Extracts), Protein Sources (derived from animal tissue), Protein Sources (milk derived),
grade   for microbiology
impurities   ≥10% total nitrogen (N)
  ≥3% amino N
ign. residue   ≤12%
loss   ≤6% loss on drying
pH   7.0±0.5 (25 °C, 2% in H2O)
solubility   H2O: soluble2%, clear, slightly yellow



A specialized peptone prepared by the enzymatic digestion of selected fresh meat which can be used in media for the production of bacterial toxins from organisms such as Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Staphylococci, Clostridiae and Salmonellae.

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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Protocols & 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...
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Microbiology's Basic Ingredient: Protein Sources (Peptones)

Peptones and extracts are excellent natural sources of amino acids, peptides and proteins in growth media. They are most often obtained by enzymatic digestion or acid hydrolysis of natural products, ...

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