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A3340 Sigma-Aldrich

AC agar

for microbiology

Synonym: All Culture Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Solid Media/Agars, Bacteria (General Media), Clinical Media, Clostridia,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   nonselective for Bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for Clostridia
  nonselective for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  nonselective for Neisseria
  nonselective for Staphylococcus
  nonselective for Streptococcus

Description

Components

Ingredients (g/L)
Proteose peptone, 20.00
Beef extract, 3.00
Yeast extract, 3.00
Malt extract, 3.00
Dextrose, 5.00
Ascorbic acid, 0.20
Agar, 1.00

Application

Supports the growth of aerobic, anaerobic and microaerophilic microorganisms

Price and Availability

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

Streptococci - Overview of Detection, Identification, Differentiation and Cultivation Techniques

Streptococci are non-motile, microaerophilic, Grampositive spherical bacteria (cocci). They often occur as chains or pairs and are facultative or strict anaerobes. Streptococci give a negative catala...
By Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 3
Keywords: Diagnostic, Phosphorylations

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