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53189 Millipore

Mannitol Lysine Crystal Violet Brilliant Green Agar

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

Synonym: MLCB AGAR, Mannitol Lysine Agar

  •  NACRES NA.85



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Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  beef extract, 2.0 g
  briliant green, 0.0125 g/L
  crystal violet, 0.010 g/L
  ferric ammonium citrate, 1.0 g/L
  L-lysine hydrochloride, 5.0 g/L
  mannitol, 3.0 g/L
  peptic digest of animal tissue, 10.0 g/L
  sodium chloride, 4.0 g/L
  sodium thiosulfate, 4.0 g/L
  yeast extract, 5.0 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   microbiological culture: suitable
  pathogen testing: suitable
final pH   6.8±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
suitability   nonselective and differential for Salmonella spp.



Mannitol Lysine Agar is used for selective isolation of Salmonella species other than Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi A.

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NutriSelect is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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


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