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Corn Meal Agar

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Aspergillus, Candida,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   Agar, 15 g/L
  Corn meal infusion (from 50 g whole maize), 2 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
pH   6.0±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Environmental
Food and Beverages
Life Science and Biopharma
suitability   nonselective for Aspergillus spp.
  nonselective for Candida spp.
  nonselective for Penicillium spp.
  nonselective for Pichia spp.
  nonselective for Saccharomyces spp.
  nonselective for Zygosaccharomyces spp.
  nonselective for molds (General Media)
  nonselective for yeasts (General Media)

Description

General description

Corn Meal Agar is recommended for chlamydospore production by Candida albicans and the maintenance of fungal stock cultures.

Application

Corn Meal Agar has been used as a component of phytophthora selective agar for the isolation of phytophthora from strawberry crowns.

Corn Meal Agar is recommended for chlamydospore production by Candida albicans and the maintenance of fungal stock cultures.

Preparation Note

Suspend 17g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. If desired add 1% polysorbate 80. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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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...
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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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