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Wheat Peptone

suitable for microbiology

Synonym(s):
Peptone from wheat
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NACRES:
NA.85

biological source

wheat

Quality Level

assay

≥11% total nitrogen (N) basis
≥2% amino-nitrogen basis

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

impurities

<24% ash

loss

<6% loss on drying

pH

6.8±0.5 (2% in H2O)

solubility

H2O: 2%, clear, light yellow to brown

application(s)

food and beverages
microbiology

suitability

Enterobacter spp.
Lactobacillus spp.
Listeria spp.

General description

Wheat Peptone is obtained by enzymatic hydrolysis of wheat proteins. This peptone favors the growth of Enterobacteria, and Listeria. It is also suited for the culture of Lactobacillus. By nature of its high protein content and relatively clear aspect. Wheat Peptone is particualrly well suited for broth cultures and applications where transparency is essential.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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