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96961 Sigma-Aldrich

m-FC-Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Membrane Fecal Coliform Agar, m-Fecal Coliform Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar-agar, 15 g/L
  bile salts, 1.5 g/L
  lactose, 12 g/L
  methyl blue, 0.1 g/L
  proteose peptone, 5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  tryptose, 10 g/L
  yeast extract, 3 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms

Description

Application

m-FC Agar is used for the detection of faecal coliforms by the membrane filtration technique.

Preparation Note

Supplement: 100 mg/l rosolic acid (Cat. No. 83910)

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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

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