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95760 Sigma-Aldrich

Yersinia Selective Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: CIN Agar, Cefsulodin-Irgasan-Novobiocin Agar



Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 12.5 g/L
  crystal violet, 0.001 g/L
  magnesium sulfate heptahydrate, 0.01 g/L
  D-mannitol, 20 g/L
  mixed peptone, 20 g/L
  neutral red, 0.03 g/L
  sodium chloride, 1 g/L
  sodium deoxycholate, 0.5 g/L
  sodium pyruvate, 2 g/L
  yeast extract, 2 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Yersinia



For the selective cultivation of Yersinia, in particular Y. enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis acc. to Schiemann (1979), from clinical samples as well as food,water etc.

Preparation Note

Supplement: 2 vl/l Yersinia selective Supplement (Cat. No. 75258)

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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 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

Yersinia Diagnostic

Yersinia are rod-shaped, Gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacteria. They exhibit fermentative metabolism and are oxidasenegative, mannitol-positive. A psychrophilic organism, Yersinia survives and...
Ivo Siegrist
Analytix Volume 7 Article 5
Keywords: Anaerobic, Clinical, Diagnostic, Metabolism, Microbiology

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