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80507 Millipore

Bile esculin disks

for microbiology

Synonym: Esculin Bile Disks

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Related Categories Discs, Strips and Cards, Identification Tests & Reagents, Indicator Organisms, Microbiology
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   Streptococcus spp.

Description

General description

Used for rapid detection of esculin hydrolysis in presence of bile for differentiating group D streptococci from non-group D streptococci. Group D streptococci hydrolyzes the esculin to esculetin and dextrose. Esculetin reacts with an iron salt such as ferric citrate to form a blackish-brown colored complex.

Components

Sterile filter paper discs (50 pcs, diameter 6 mm) impregnated with esculin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Identification of Microorganisms Based on Color

For microbiologists the most fundamental stain was developed in 1884 by the Danish bacteriologist Hans Christian Gram. The Gram Stain allows the determination of morphology, dividing bacteria into tw...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.4, Product Manager Microbiology.... ivo.siegrist@sial.com
Keywords: Antibiotics, Enzyme activity, Fermentation, Gram stain, Help, Indicators, Reductions

Microbiology Introduction

An initial aim of all microbiologists is the reproducible growth of their microbial cultures, no matter whether the microorganisms are of natural origin or have been genetically engineered by man. Re...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

Yersinia Diagnostic

Yersinia are rod-shaped, Gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacteria. They exhibit fermentative metabolism and are oxidasenegative, mannitol-positive. A psychrophilic organism, Yersinia survives and...
Ivo Siegrist
Analytix Volume 7 Article 5
Keywords: Anaerobic, Clinical, Diagnostic, Metabolism, Microbiology

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