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Protein Hydrolysate Amicase®

for microbiology

Synonym: Amicase®, Case amino acids, Casein acid hydrolysate, Peptone from casein



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grade   for microbiology
nitrogen analysis   , ~0.3 AN:TN ratio
impurities   ~13% total nitrogen (N)
  ~5% water
ign. residue   ≤5%
pH   6-7 (2% in H2O)
solubility   H2O: soluble2%, clear, yellow



An acidic hydrolyzate from casein used as a nutrient mixture in different media for a variety of bacteria, including but not limited to: B. subtilis, Enterobacter aerogenes, E. coli, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Staph. aureus, Strep. pyogenes, and Strep. griseus.

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Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

Legal Information

Amicase is a registered trademark of Kerry Group

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

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...
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'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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