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ECC ChromoSelect Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: E. coli Coliform Agar ChromoSelect, ECC Agar ChromoSelect

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Chromogenic Media, Enterobacter,
Quality Level   100
grade   for microbiology
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  chromogenic mixture, 20.3 g/L
  disodium hydrogen phosphate, 3.5 g/L
  lactose, 2.5 g/L
  monopotassium hydrogen phosphate, 1.5 g/L
  neutral red, 0.03 g/L
  peptone, special, 5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  yeast extract, 3 g/L
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  water monitoring: suitable
final pH   6.8±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   nonselective and differential for Enterobacter spp.
  nonselective and differential for Escherichia coli
  nonselective and differential for Klebsiella spp.
  nonselective and differential for coliforms

Description

Application

ECC ChromoSelect Agar is a differential medium recommended for the presumptive identification of Escherichia coli and other coliforms in food and environmental samples. The chromogenic mixture containstwo chromogens as X-glucuronide and Salmon-GAL. X-glucuronide is cleaved by the enzyme beta glucuronidase produced by Escherichia coli. Salmon-GAL is cleaved by the enzyme galactosidase produced by majority of coliforns, including Escherichia coli. Color of E. coli colonies: blue/purple

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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

Overview of Chromogenic Media

The use of traditional versus improved media formulation containing chromogenic substrate is currently an important topic in the field of microbiology. The focus behind such developments was to produ...
Jvo SiegristProduct Manager
AnalytiX Issue 3
Keywords: Culture media, Diffusion, Electron capture detector, Fermentation, Filtration, Metabolites, Microbiology

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