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70182 Sigma-Aldrich

Antibiotic Agar No 2

for microbiology

Synonym: Penassay Base Agar, Grove and Randall Antibiotic Agar No. 2

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Properties

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

Description

Application

Used in antibiotic assay work (USP, FDA, Ph. Eur.) according to Grove & Randall; recommended as a base layer in the cylinder assay of e.g. penicillin and aureomycin, for the plate assay and the turbidimetric assay of bacitracin.

Other Notes

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

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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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