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85438 Sigma-Aldrich

SIM Medium

for microbiology

Synonym: Sulfide Indole Motility Medium

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Properties

Related Categories All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Liquid Media/Broths, All Solid Media/Agars, Biochemical Identification Media by Test, Biochemical Identification Media, A to Z,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 3.0 g/L
  ammonium ferric citrate, 0.2 g/L
  casein peptone, 20.0 g/L
  meat peptone, 6.6 g/L
  sodium thiosulfate, 0.2 g/L
final pH   7.3±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   Providencia
  nonselective and differential for Citrobacter
  nonselective and differential for Enterobacteriaceae
  nonselective and differential for Enterococcus
  nonselective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  nonselective and differential for Klebsiella
  nonselective and differential for Proteus
  nonselective and differential for Salmonella
  nonselective and differential for Shigella

Description

Application

Test agar for Enterobacteriaceae, for the detection of motility and the formation of sulfide and indole.

Other Notes

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

Differentiation and Identification Media for Salmonella

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Microbiology Focus Edition 1.3
Keywords: Biochemistry, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Indicators, Microbiology

Differentiation of Escherichia coli from coliforms

In August 2008, the discovery of E. coli-contaminated beef in the United States prompted a nationwide recall of beef. The source turned out to be one supplier that had a history of contamination of i...
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AnalytiX Volume 8 Article 5
Keywords: Decarboxylations, Fermentation, Genetic, Indicators, Microbiology, Reductions

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Microbiology Introduction

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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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