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2x YT medium

Powder microbial growth medium

Synonym: 2xYT Medium

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Description

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Components

16 g/L Tryptone
10 g/L Yeast Extract
5 g/L NaCl

Application

Suitable for non-selective cultivation of M13 bacteriophage, and E. coli strains for cloning, DNA plasmid production and production of recombinant proteins. Also suitable for selective cultivation when appropriate antibiotics are added.

Features and Benefits

2xYT powder provides:
• Standard formulation
• An inexpecnsive alternative to liquid

General description

2xYT is a standard microbial growth medium used for the cultivation of E. coli and M13 bacteriophage. This nutrient-rich microbial broth contains peptides, amino acids, and water-soluble vitamins in a low-salt formulation.

Packaging

250 g in poly bottle

Reconstitution

Add 31 g powder in 1L water. Heat to boiling while stirring to dissolve powder. Autoclave for 15 minutes at 121°C to sterilize. Allow to cool before making additions, such as antibiotics (if desired).

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Introduction to Microbial Media

Microbiological studies require the availability of different species of bacteria, yeast or viruses in the laboratory. Large scale processes such as fermentation, protein and vaccine production requi...
Keywords: Antibiotics, Cellular processes, Cloning, Culture media, Fermentation, Gene expression, Growth factors, Indicators, Molecular biology, Nutrition, Sterilizations, Vitamins, transformation

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

Protocols

Microbial Growth Protocols

From our library of Protocols, Sigma-Aldrich presents Microbial Growth Protocols
Keywords: Antibiotics

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