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Kovac’s Reagent Strips

for microbiology

Synonym: Indole Reagent Test sticks according to Kovac

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Related Categories Discs, Strips and Cards, Identification Tests & Reagents, Indicator Organisms, Microbiology
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Components

Sterile filter paper strips (diameter 7mm) impregnated with Kovac`s Reagent

Packaging

package of 25 strips

General description

Kovac’s Reagent Strips can be used for the determination of the ability of microorganisms, primarily Enterobacteriaceae, to split indole from the tryptophan molecule. Kovac′s reagent is prepared by dissolving 10g of p-aminobenzaldehyde in 150mL of isoamylalcohol and slowly adding 50mL of concentrated hydrochloric acid.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Differentiation of Escherichia coli from coliforms

In August 2008, the discovery of E. coli-contaminated beef in the United States prompted a nationwide recall of beef. The source turned out to be one supplier that had a history of contamination of i...
Jvo Siegrist
AnalytiX Volume 8 Article 5
Keywords: Decarboxylations, Fermentation, Genetic, Indicators, Microbiology, Reductions

EZ-Product Family for Bioburden Testing

The EZ family has been designed to optimize and streamline your bioburden workflow. Ideal for microbiological water, beverage, and medical device testing using the membrane filtration method. The fam...
Keywords: Filtration

Identification of Microorganisms Based on Color

For microbiologists the most fundamental stain was developed in 1884 by the Danish bacteriologist Hans Christian Gram. The Gram Stain allows the determination of morphology, dividing bacteria into tw...
Jvo Siegrist
Microbiology Focus Edition 1.4, Product Manager Microbiology.... ivo.siegrist@sial.com
Keywords: Antibiotics, Enzyme activity, Fermentation, Gram stain, Help, Indicators, Reductions

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

Pseudomonas Media and Tests

Pseudomonas are motile (one or more polar flagella), rod shaped and aerobe Gram-negative bacteria. They are found almost everywhere, in soil, water, plants and animals. In most cases it is not pathog...
Jvo Siegrist, Product Manager Microbiology, ivo.siegrist@sial.com
Analytix Volume 2007 Article 5
Keywords: Anaerobic, Antifungals, Biochemistry, Cosmetics, Diagnostic, Environmental, Fermentation, Glycolysis, Metabolism, Metabolites, Microbiology, Pentose phosphate pathway, Pharmaceutical, Respiratory

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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