L5910 Sigma-Aldrich

Lysine medium

for microbiology




Ingredients (g/L)
Dextrose, 44.50
Monopotassium phosphate, 1.78
Magnesium sulphate, 0.89
Calcium chloride, 0.178
Sodium chloride, 0.089
Adenine, 0.00178
DL-Methionine, 0.000891
L-Histidine, 0.000891
DL-Tryptophane, 0.000891
Boric acid, 0.0000089
Zinc sulphate, 0.0000356
Ammonium molybdate, 0.0000178
Manganese sulphate, 0.0000356
Ferrous sulphate, 0.0002225
L-Lysine, 1.00
Inositol, 0.02
Calcium pantothenate, 0.002
Aneurine, 0.0004
Pyridoxine, 0.0004
p-Aminobenzoic acid, 0.0002
Nicotinic acid, 0.0004
Riboflavin, 0.0002
Biotin, 0.000002
Folic acid, 0.000001
Agar, 17.80


Used for isolation and enumeration of wild yeasts in pitching yeasts.

Preparation Note

8.4 ml/l Potassium L-lactate Solution ~60% (Cat. No. 60389)
10% solution of Lactic Acid (Cat. No. 69778, 50% solution)

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Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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