microbiology tested, suitable for plant cell culture, suitable for cell culture, powder

Agar-agar, Gum agar
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biological source

algae (Rhodophyceae)




cell culture | mammalian: suitable
cell culture | plant: suitable
microbiology: suitable

transition temp

congealing temperature <38 °C (1.5% in H2O)


microbiology tested

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storage temp.

room temp

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General description

Agar is a hydrophilic colloid obtained from marine algae (Rhodophyceae). It is soluble in boiling water and is of significance to the microbiological area.


Agar has been used in the plant growth media.
Typical working concentration: 6-12g/L.


5, 10, 25 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle
100, 500 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

General purpose agar.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

George Janes et al.
Frontiers in plant science, 9, 735-735 (2018-06-21)
Phosphorus is a crucial macronutrient for plants playing a critical role in many cellular signaling and energy cycling processes. In light of this, phosphorus acquisition efficiency is an important target trait for crop improvement, but it also provides an ecological...
Kensuke Kawade et al.
Cell reports, 32(10), 108127-108127 (2020-09-10)
Shoot formation is accompanied by active cell proliferation and expansion, requiring that metabolic state adapts to developmental control. Despite the importance of such metabolic reprogramming, it remains unclear how development and metabolism are integrated. Here, we show that disruption of...
Floral dip: a simplified method for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Clough SJ and Bent AF
The Plant Journal, 16, 735-743 (1998)
Plant regeneration from callus derived from immature embryo cotyledons of Prunus mume.
Ning GG and Bao MZ
Hortscience: a Publication of the American Society For Horticultural Science Hortscience, 42, 744-747 (2007)
Mineko Konishi et al.
BMC plant biology, 19(1), 90-90 (2019-03-02)
NIN-LIKE PROTEIN (NLP) transcription factors are master regulators of nitrate-inducible gene expression in higher plants. NLP transcription factors contain a nitrate signal-responsive domain in the amino-terminal region, an RWP-RK-type DNA-binding domain in the middle, and a Phox and Bem1 (PB1)...

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