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83551 Sigma-Aldrich

Rice Extract Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: REA

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Properties

Related Categories All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Candida, Clinical Media, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 14.3 g/L
  rice extract concentrate, 0.7 g/L
final pH   5.8±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   nonselective for Candida
  nonselective for Saccharomyces
  nonselective for Zygosaccharomyces

Description

Application

Test medium acc. to Taschdjian for the differentiation of yeasts, in particular Candida albicans and Candida stellatoidea alongside other Candida species, based ontheir typical chlamydospores.
Likewise, other species of yeast can be differentiated, on the basis of micromorphological criteria, with rice extract agar.

Other Notes

In mycological diagnostics

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

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

Yeasts

Yeast is one of the most important microorganisms known and utilised by mankind. Ancient Middle Eastern civilisations used the organism to bake bread and to produce mead, beer and wine.
Jvo Siegrist
Analytix 2009, 5, 7.
Keywords: Antibiotics, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Fermentation, Microbiology, Molecular biology, Polymerase chain reaction, Reproduction, Vitamins

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