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70139 Millipore

Potato Dextrose Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Potato Glucose Agar

  •  NACRES NA.74

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Properties

Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Aspergillus, Candida,
Quality Level   200
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  dextrose, 20 g/L
  potato extract, 4 g/L
final pH   5.6±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Environmental
Food and Beverages
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

Application

Recommended for the isolation and enumeration of yeasts and molds in dairy products and food.

Preparation Note

Supplement: 100 mg/l lactic acid (Cat. No. 69775)

Other Notes

Studies on contamination of yogurt by yeast; For maintaining the stock culture of Rhodotorula glutinis for the production of extracellular lipase; Identification of Aspergillus niger from infected onion tissue

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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

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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