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70181 Sigma-Aldrich

Antibiotic Agar No 1

for microbiology

Synonym: Penassay Seed Agar, Grove and Randall Antibiotic Agar No. 1

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacillus, Bacteria (General Media),
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  dextrose, 1.0 g/L
  meat extract, 1.5 g/L
  peptone (from casein), 4.0 g/L
  peptone (from meat), 6.0 g/L
  yeast extract, 3.0 g/L
final pH   6.5±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   Micrococcus
  nonselective for Bacillus
  nonselective for Bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for Bordetella
  nonselective for Klebsiella
  nonselective for Pseudomonas
  nonselective for Staphylococcus

Description

Application

Used in antibiotic assay work (USP, FDA, Ph Eur) according to Grove & Randall; the medium can be used as seed agar, e.g. with S. aureus for the assay of kanamycin or as base agar, e.g. for assaying chloramphenicol.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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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

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