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Lactose TTC Agar with Tergitol-7

for microbiology

Synonym: TTC-Tergitol-7 Agar, m-Tergitol-7 Agar with Meat Extract



Related Categories A - M, Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Media by Application,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 12.7 g/L
  bromothymol blue, 0.05 g/L
  lactose, 20.0 g/L
  meat extract, 5 g/L
  peptone, 10.0 g/L
  tergitol-7, 0.1 g/L
  yeast extract, 6.0 g/L
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Citrobacter
  selective and differential for Enterobacter
  selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  selective and differential for Proteus
  selective and differential for Salmonella
  selective and differential for Shigella


General description

Lactose TTC Agar with Tergitol-7 is recommended as a selective and differential medium for the recovery of injured coliform organisms from chlorinated water by membrane filter technique.

Preparation Note

2.5 ml/l of 1% 2,3,5 Triphenyl Tetrazolium chloride (TTC) solution (Cat. No. 17779).

Legal Information

TERGITOL is a trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow

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Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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