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17209 Millipore

R-2A Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Ph. Eur. Medium S

  •  NACRES NA.74

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Properties

Related Categories All Solid Media/Agars, Bacillus, Bacteria (General Media), Candida, Enterococcus,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  casein acid hydrolysate, 0.5 g/L
  dextrose, 0.5 g/L
  dipotassium phosphate, 0.3 g/L
  magnesium sulfate, 0.024 g/L
  proteose peptone, 0.5 g/L
  sodium pyruvate, 0.3 g/L
  starch, soluble, 0.5 g/L
  yeast extract, 0.5 g/L
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   nonselective for Bacillus spp.
  nonselective for Candida spp.
  nonselective for Enterococcus spp.
  nonselective for Escherichia coli
  nonselective for Pseudomonas spp.
  nonselective for Salmonella spp.
  nonselective for Staphylococcus spp.
  nonselective for bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for coliforms

Description

Application

For heterotrophic plate count of water samples using longer incubation periods.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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GHS07  GHS07
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Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3

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Protocols & Articles

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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

Pseudomonas Media and Tests

Pseudomonas are motile (one or more polar flagella), rod shaped and aerobe Gram-negative bacteria. They are found almost everywhere, in soil, water, plants and animals. In most cases it is not pathog...
Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
Analytix Volume 2007 Article 5
Keywords: Anaerobic, Antifungals, Biochemistry, Cosmetics, Diagnostic, Environmental, Fermentation, Glycolysis, Metabolism, Metabolites, Microbiology, Pentose phosphate pathway, Pharmaceutical, Respiratory

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