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17147 Millipore

Dichloran Rose bengal Agar (Base)

for microbiology

Synonym: DRBC Agar (Base)



Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Aspergillus,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  dextrose, 10 g/L
  dichloran, 0.002 g/L
  magnesium sulfate, 0.5 g/L
  monopotassium phosphate, 1 g/L
  peptic digest of animal tissue, 5 g/L
  rose bengal, 0.025 g/L
final pH   5.6±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
suitability   selective for Aspergillus
  selective for Candida
  selective for Molds and Yeasts (General Media)
  selective for Penicilliums
  selective for Pichia
  selective for Saccharomyces
  selective for Zygosaccharomyces



For selective isolation and enumeration of fungi-yeasts and molds of significance in food spoilage.

Preparation Note

Supplement: 2 vial/l Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement (Cat. No. 29231)

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles


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...
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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 ...
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Yeast is one of the most important microorganisms known and utilised by mankind. Ancient Middle Eastern civilisations used the organism to bake bread and to produce mead, beer and wine.
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Analytix 2009, 5, 7.
Keywords: Antibiotics, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Fermentation, Molecular biology, Polymerase chain reaction, Reproduction, Vitamins

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