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M8302 Sigma-Aldrich

MacConkey Agar with Crystal violet, Sodium chloride and 0.15% Bile salts

for microbiology

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Solid Media/Agars, Enterobacter, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococcus,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective and differential for Enterobacter
  selective and differential for Enterobacteriaceae
  selective and differential for Enterococcus
  selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  selective and differential for Klebsiella
  selective and differential for Proteus
  selective and differential for Salmonella
  selective and differential for Shigella
  selective and differential for Streptococcus

Description

Components

Components (g/L)
Peptic digest of animal tissue 20.0
Lactose 10.00
Bile salts 1.50
Sodium chloride 5.00
Crystal violet 0.001
Neutral red 0.05
Agar 15.00

Application

A differential media recommended for the selection and recovery of Enterobacteriaceae.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Differentiation and Identification Media for Salmonella

Salmonella contamination is the second leading cause of food-borne illness worldwide. Controlling outbreaks of Salmonella is an important task for food regulators, restaurants and the food industry i...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.3
Keywords: Biochemistry, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Indicators, Microbiology

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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