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Xylose Disks

for microbiology

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Related Categories Discs, Strips and Cards, General Identification & Differentiation, Identification Tests & Reagents, 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
Environmental
Food and Beverages
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   bacteria

Description

Application

Xylose Disks are used to differentiate bacteria on the basis of carbohydrate fermentation abilities.

Principle

Xylose disks are used based on the principle that microorganisms can only ferment certain carbohydrates. The ability to cleave various carbohydrates depends on the type of enzymes they possess. This can be detected either by gas production (CO2) in liquid media or change in color of the pH indicator because of the acid production.

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Differentiation and Identification Media for Salmonella

Salmonella contamination is the second leading cause of food-borne illness worldwide. Controlling outbreaks of Salmonella is an important task for food regulators, restaurants and the food industry i...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.3
Keywords: Biochemistry, Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Indicators, Microbiology

Differentiation of Escherichia coli from coliforms

In August 2008, the discovery of E. coli-contaminated beef in the United States prompted a nationwide recall of beef. The source turned out to be one supplier that had a history of contamination of i...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 8 Article 5
Keywords: Decarboxylations, Fermentation, Genetic, Indicators, Microbiology, 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

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