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BSM Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Basic

Synonym(s):
Bifidus Selective Agar
NACRES:
NA.85

sterility

non-sterile

Quality Level

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

manufacturer/tradename

NutriSelect® Basic

technique(s)

microbiological culture: suitable

final pH

6.8±0.2 (25 °C)

application(s)

environmental
food and beverages

microbiology

suitability

selective and differential for Bifidobacterium spp.

Related Categories

Application

For the selective isolation and identification of Bifidobacteria. The medium is used for quality control in the manufacture of dairy products.

Preparation Note

Dissolve 55.5 g BSM-Agar in 1 litre water. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 min. Cool to 45-50°C and aseptically add 116mg BSM supplement (Cat. No. 83055; freshly dissolved in 1 to 5 ml sterile water). Mix well and pour into sterile petri plates.

Footnote

We offer two media types: the superior granulated GranuCult® and the cost-efficient powdered NutriSelect® culture media, depending on your needs.
The designations basic, plus, or prime are added to indicate the quality control level, from basic quality control to standard QC plus to prime for full regulatory compliance.

Legal Information

GRANUCULT is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
NutriSelect is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class Code

11 - 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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