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70152 Millipore

Plate Count Agar

for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

Synonym: Standard Methods Agar, Tryptone Glucose Yeast Extract Agar

  •  NACRES NA.74

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Properties

Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacillus, Bacteria (General Media),
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 9.0 g/L
  dextrose, 1.0 g/L
  tryptone, 5.0 g/L
  yeast extract, 2.5 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   nonselective for Bacillus spp.
  nonselective for Escherichia coli
  nonselective for Lactobacillus spp.
  nonselective for Lactococcus spp.
  nonselective for Listeria spp.
  nonselective for Staphylococcus spp.
  nonselective for Streptococcus spp.
  nonselective for bacteria (General Media)
  nonselective for coliforms

Description

Application

A non-selective medium for the plate count of microorganisms in water, milk and other dairy products.

Preparation Note

Suspend 17.5 g in 1 litre of distilled water. Dissolve by bringing to the boil with frequent stirring, mix and distribute into final containers. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.

Other Notes

Comparison of β-glucuronidase and indole-based direct plating methods for enumeration of unstressed E. coli

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

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Protocols & Articles

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Streptococci- Overview of Detection, Identification, Differentiation and Cultivation Techniques

Streptococci are non-motile, microaerophilic, Grampositive spherical bacteria (cocci). They often occur as chains or pairs and are facultative or strict anaerobes. Streptococci give a negative catala...
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AnalytiX Volume 7 Article 3
Keywords: Cell division, Diagnostic, Phosphorylations

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