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Potato Infusion Powder

suitable for microbiology, Component of media such as Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA)

Synonym(s):
PI Powder

biological source

potato

Quality Level

sterility

non-sterile

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

amino-N, ≥2.0%
nitrogen content, ≥3.0%

storage condition

dry at room temperature

ign. residue

≤22%

loss

≤8.0% loss on drying

pH

5.0-7.0 (25 °C, 2% in H2O)

solubility

H2O: 2%, clear to turbid (light yellow and light brown-yellow and light brown)

application(s)

microbiology

General description

Potato Infusion Powder is used for the preparations of various media like Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA). Potato Infusion Agar medium contains infusion of potato, beef extract and peptic digest of animal tissue which provide necessary nutrients required for the growth of bacterial, fungi, yeast, and molds.

Application

Potato Infusion Powder is used for the large-scale cultivation of bacterial, fungi, yeast, and molds. In industrial fermentations it favors a high yield of biomass for antigen and vaccine preparation.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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