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17192 Millipore

Peptone Sorbitol Bile Broth

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus



Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Liquid Media/Broths, Media by Application, Media by Microorganism, Media for Dairy Industry,
Quality Level   100
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   bile salt mixture, 1.5 g/L
  disodium phosphate, 8.23 g/L
  monosodium phosphate, 1.2 g/L
  peptic digest of animal tissue, 5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  sorbitol, 10 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect® Plus
application(s)   microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
  pathogen testing: suitable
final pH   7.6±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective for Yersinia spp.



For identification of Yersinia enterocolitica from dairy products.

Preparation Note

Suspend 30.93 g in 1 litre distilled water. Heat to boiling to dissolve the medium completely. Dispense 100 ml into Wheaton bottles. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.

Legal Information

NutriSelect is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


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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...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

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

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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