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CaCO3 Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Agar with calcium carbonate, Custer′s Chalk Medium

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Biochemical Identification Media, A to Z, Candida,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  CaCO3 (fine granulated), 5 g/L
  glucose, 50 g/L
  yeast extract, 5 g/L
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
suitability   nonselective and differential for Candida
  nonselective and differential for Molds and Yeasts (General Media)
  nonselective and differential for Pichia
  nonselective and differential for Saccharomyces
  nonselective and differential for Zygosaccharomyces

Description

Application

CaCO3 Agar is a medium for the differentiation of microorganisms based on the production of acid from glucose. Kurtzman and Fell (1998) recommended the formulation for the yeast identification.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Culture Method for Quality Control of Beer

Traditional methods are based morphology, staining methods, enzyme reactions (metabolism) and diverse media. One of the first steps is the filtration of the beer followed by an incubation of the filt...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.4
Keywords: Fermentation, Filtration, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Metabolism, Microbiology

EZ-Product Family for Bioburden Testing

The EZ family has been designed to optimize and streamline your bioburden workflow. Ideal for microbiological water, beverage, and medical device testing using the membrane filtration method. The fam...
Keywords: Filtration

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

Yeasts

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.
Jvo Siegrist
Analytix 2009, 5, 7.
Keywords: Antibiotics, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Fermentation, Molecular biology, Polymerase chain reaction, Reproduction, Vitamins

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