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16377 Millipore

MacConkey Broth Purple

for microbiology

Synonym: MacConkey Bromocresol purple Broth, MacConkey G Broth

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Liquid Media/Broths, Citrobacter, Enterobacter,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   bile salts, 5.0 g/L
  bromoresol purple, 0.01 g/L
  lactose, 10.0 g/L
  peptone, 20.0 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5.0 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Citrobacter
  selective and differential for Enterobacter
  selective and differential for Enterobacteriaceae
  selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  selective and differential for Klebsiella
  selective and differential for Proteus
  selective and differential for Salmonella
  selective and differential for Serratia
  selective and differential for Shigella

Description

Application

MacConkey Broth Purple is a differential medium used for the detection of coliforms in water samples and milk examination by MPN technique. It is a modification of the classic medium, where neutral red is replaced by a less aggressive indicator, according European Pharmacopoeia. It is also recommended by ISO Committee under the specification ISO 9308-2:1990.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Microbiology Introduction

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Microbiology Theory: Media Preparation

Microorganisms need nutrients, a source of energy and certain environmental conditions in order to grow and reproduce. In the natural environment, microbes have adapted to the habitats most suitable ...
Keywords: Culture media, Digestions, Environmental, Filtration, Growth factors, Indicators, Microbiology, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Vitamins

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