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TSC Agar Supplement

for microbiology

Synonym: Tryptose Sulfite Cycloserine Supplement

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grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   D-cycloserine, 0.4 g/L
  4-methylumbelliferylphosphate disodium salt, 0.1 g/L
  sucrose, 5.0 g/L
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

TSC Agar Supplement can be used for the isolation and enumeration of vegetative forms as well as spores from Clostridium perfringens in food, clinical specimens and other material. Clostridium perfringens colonies are fluorescent when illuminated with UV light (360nm). Recommended by the "jSchweizerisches Lebensmittelbuch", chapter 56 E7.

General description

TSC Agar Supplement can be used to detect Clostridium perfringens, which are sulfite-reducing bacteria. The agar contains sodium metabisulphite and ferric ammonium citrate, which are indicators of sulphite reduction.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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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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