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CaCO3 Agar

for microbiology

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

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Biochemical Identification Media, A to Z, Candida,
Quality Level   100
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 spp.
  nonselective and differential for Pichia spp.
  nonselective and differential for Saccharomyces spp.
  nonselective and differential for Zygosaccharomyces spp.
  nonselective and differential for molds (General Media)
  nonselective and differential for yeasts (General Media)

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

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RIDADR 
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Protocols & Articles

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Culture Media and Tests for Beverage Testing

Spoilage organism testing is a crucial step within the beverage industry to enable the safe release of drinks to the market. Requirements can vary from industry to industry, depending on different sp...
Keywords: Culture media, Fermentation, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy

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

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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