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88517 Sigma-Aldrich

BSM Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Bifidus Selective Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bifidobacteria, Dairy Culture Media for Bacteria,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
final pH   6.8±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective and differential for Bifidobacteria

Description

Application

For the selective isolation and identification of Bifidobacteria. The medium is used for quality control in the manufacture of dairy products.

Other Notes

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

Preparation Note

Supplement: 116mg/l BSM supplement (Cat. No. 83055)

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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

Microbiological Media and Detection

Molecular biology-based methods, like PCR, can be used for lactobacilli detection. However, they are often quite expensive. Sigma-Aldrich provides a revolutionary molecular biology method that is rap...
Chloe McClanahan
BioFiles Edition 6.2
Keywords: Amplification, Anaerobic, Antimicrobials, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Molecular biology, Nucleic acid hybridization, Polymerase chain reaction, Reductions

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

Probiotics and Human Health

At the beginning of the 20th century, probiotics were thought to have a beneficial effect to the host by improving the intestinal microbial balance. Through his studies and observations, the Russian ...
Chloe McClanahan
BioFiles Edition 6.2
Keywords: AGE, Absorption, Adhesion, Amplification, Anaerobic, Antimicrobials, Apoptosis, Cancer, Capillary electrophoresis, Carcinogens, Cell culture, Cell proliferation, Chromatography, Coagulation, Detoxification, Diagnostic, Diseases, Enzyme activity, Fermentation, Gas chromatography, Gastrointestinal, Genomics, High performance liquid chromatography, Immunology, Inflammation, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Metabolism, Metabolites, Microbiology, Molecular biology, Nucleic acid hybridization, Pharmaceutical, Phosphorylations, Polymerase chain reaction, Polymerase chain reaction - quantitative, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Reductions, Respiratory, Sequencing, Thin layer chromatography, Titrations

Probiotics

The name “Probiotics” is derived from Latin (pro) and Greek (biotic) roots meaning “for life”. Probiotics are defined as live bacteria with beneficial effects to the health of the host organism. Toda...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 2.3
Keywords: AGE, Adhesion, Amplification, Anaerobic, Cell culture, Coagulation, Diagnostic, Diseases, Fermentation, Genomics, Immunology, Metabolism, Microbiology, Molecular biology, Nucleic acid hybridization, Pharmaceutical, Phosphorylations, Polymerase chain reaction, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Respiratory

Selective Media for Bifidobacteria

Sigma-Aldrich® supplies media for the selective isolation, identifi cation and enumeration of bifidobacteria like Bifidobacterium longum, infantis and brevi which are used for quality control in the ...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 9 Article 4
Keywords: AGE, Anaerobic, Diagnostic, Metabolism, Microbiology, Probiotics

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