Microbiology in Plant Peptones

In a time of animal diseases, like BSE, TSE or foot and mouth disease, it is important to have a good alternative possibility. 100% vegetable protein source that means no risk of BSE/TSE, no problems with certificates and regulations. But it is not the only reason for a change, because several test showed that it is possible to get a better growth or yield by using Plant Peptone. This facts helps you to save time an money. Nowadays, the applications using Plant Peptone increases drastically, although there are thousands of older existing standard methods. The plant peptones in table 1 are specially tested as replacement for animal based peptones. For further request please contact our technical service.

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Product No. Plant Peptone Animal Peptone Description
18332
Peptone (vegetable) Peptone Pepton (vegetable) is a meat-free alternative to peptones from meat (Product No. 70175). It supports good growth of a wide variety of microorganisms in culture media in routine diagnostic and research bacteriology.
51841
Peptone (vegetable) acid hydrolysate Casein acid hydrolysate Peptone (vegetable) acid hydrolysate is a purified hydrolysate which provides the necessary nitrogenous material for culture media or can be used when amino acid mixtures are specified. It can be used for preparing Antibiotic Sensitivity Test Media including Mueller Hinton Agar, in media requiring quantitative addition of tryptophan, in vaccine preparation media as a source of high concentration of free amino acids.
19942
Peptone (vegetable),
no 1
Meat peptone Peptone (vegetable) no 1 is a meat-free alternative to traditional peptones. A highly nutritious general purpose peptone for growth of bacteria and fungi.
61854
Peptone (vegetable),
no 2
Gelatine peptone Peptone (vegetable) No. 2 is prepared under controlled conditions by enzymic digestion of vegetable proteins. It has nutritional characteristics that matches with Gelatin peptones (Product No. 70176). It can be employed in media for fermentation studies: Purple Agar base, Sugar free Agar, MacConkey Agars, Violet Red Bile Agar, etc.
92976
Peptone special (vegetable) Peptone special (Neopeptone) Manufactured under controlled conditions from vegetable proteins. It is especially adapted for the preparation of media for culturing fastidious bacteria and the support growth conditions found in Peptone special (Product No. 68971). Used for cultivation and fermentation media for fastidious bacteria.
29185
Proteose peptone (vegetable) Proteose peptone Proteose Pepton (vegetable) is an enzymic hydrolysate of vegetable protein and can be employed in media for bulk production of antibiotics, enzymes, veterinary preparation, bacterial toxins, etc. It can successfully replace Proteose peptone (Product No. 82450).
16922
Tryptone (vegetable) Tryptone Tryptone (vegetable) is free of animal protein and an alternative to Tryptone enzymatic digest from caseine (Product No. 95039).
12331
Tryptose (vegetable) Tryptose Tryptose (vegetable) is an animal protein-free alternative to traditional tryptose (Product No. 70937). It is used in several media, e.g. tryptose media for cultivation of fastidious microorganisms or it is well suited for preparing blood agars. Also in vaccine preparation it can be used for rapid and luxuriant growth as desired for large scale manufacturing of vaccines and toxins.
05138
Vegetable extract Beef extract Vegetable Extract is a meat-free alternative to traditional peptones.With a wide distribution of peptides it meets the requirements for replacing Peptone from meat, enzymatic digest (Product No. 82962) to yield maximum growth of fastidious microorganisms.
04316
Vegetable extract no 1 Meat extract Vegetable Extract no 1 is a meat-free alternative to traditional peptones. With a wide distribution of peptides it meets the requirements for replacing meat extract (Product No. 70164) to yield maximum growth of fastidious microorganisms.
49869
Vegetable extract no 2 Liver extract powder Vegetable extract No. 2 is a specially prepared dehydrated extract of vegetable proteins. Growth response of this vegetable extract is comparable to Liver extract powder (Product No. 70165). It can be employed for the cultivation of fastidious anerobic bacteria such as Brucella and Clostridia by adding to Thioglycollate media. It can also be incorporated in Blood Agar Base for the cultivation of a wide variety of pathogenic microorganisms.
07436
Vegetable hydrolysate no 2 Liver hydrolysate Vegetable hydrolysate no 2 is a meat-free alternative to traditional peptones.With a wide distribution of peptides it meets the requirements for replacing Liver Powder, dehydrated (Product No. 70165) to yield good growth of fastidious anaerobic bacteria such as Clostridia, Bacteroides and Brucella.
67381
Vegetable infusion powder Heart infusion powder Vegetable infusion powder is dehydrated infusion obtained from vegetable proteins under controlled conditions. Growth supporting properties of this infusion is comparable with Heart Infusion Powder (Product No. 57462). It can be used in media employed for cultivation of fastidious organisms like Brucella, Mycoplasma, Pneumococci, Gonococci, Actinomycetes, fungi etc. and antibiotic sensitivity tests.
95757
Vegetable special infusion powder Brain heart infusion A dehydrated infusion from vegetable proteins under controlled conditions. Growth supporting properties of this infusion is comparable with Infusion powder from bovine heart (Product No. 57462). It is suitable for cultivation of fastidious organisms, for the fermentative production of vaccines and for preparing Blood Agar.

 

 Tested Microorganisms in Cultivation Medium with
 Plant Peptones

18332 Peptone (veget.)               x           x   x x        
51841 Peptone (veget.) acid hydrolys.               x     x     x   x x   x    
19942 Peptone (veget.) no 1               x             x            
61854 Peptone (veget.) no 2               x           x x x x        
92976 Peptone special (veget.)               x             x            
29185 Peptose Peptone (veget.)     x         x     x   x     x x x   x  
16922 Tryptone (veget.)     x         x     x   x     x x        
12331 Tryptose (veget.)               x             x x x        
05138 Veget. extract               x           x   x x        
04316 Veget. extract no 1                           x x x x       x
49869 Veget. extract no 2           x x       x         x x        
07436 Veget. hydrol. no 2       x   x x                   x        
67381 Veget. infusion powd. x         x         x   x     x x x   x  
95757 Veget. special infusion powd.               x     x   x   x x x   x    
83059 Peptone from potatoes     x         x       x x       x        
93491 Peptone from broad bean                 x         x              
93492 Peptone from wheat               x x               x        
55273 Soy peptone AX   x x         x x x x x   x x x x        
70178 Peptone from soy bean, enz. dig.   x x         x x x x x   x x x x        
09182 Yeast extr.               x x             x x        
70161 Yeast extr.               x x             x x        
92144 Yeast extr.               x x             x x        
73145 Yeast autolys.               x x   x         x x        

 

  Grams per liter
Plant Peptone 18.0
Dextrose 2.5
Di-potassium hydrogen phosphate 2.5
Yeast extract 3.0
Sodium chloride 5.0
Final pH 7.0 +/- 0.2  

References: European Pharmacopoeia, 3rd edition (1998); United States Pharmacopoeia, 23 NF 18 (1995); Brithish Pharmacopoeia, Vol. 2 (1993); Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 12th edition Supplement II