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BiGGY Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Bismuth Glycine Glucose Yeast Agar, Candida Selective Agar acc. to Nickerson, Nickerson Agar

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Solid Media/Agars, Candida, Clinical Media, Media by Application,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 16.0 g/L
  bismuth ammonium citrate, 5.0 g/L
  dextrose, 10.0 g/L
  glycine, 10.0 g/L
  sodium sulfite, 3.0 g/L
  yeast extract, 1.0 g/L
final pH   6.8±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Clinical Testing
Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
Environmental
Food and Beverages
Veterinary
suitability   selective and differential for Candida

Description

Application

BiGGY Agar (Nickerson Agar) is used for detection, selective isolation, differentiation and presumptive identification of Candida albicans and Candida tropicalis.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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

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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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