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Thayer Martin Agar (Base)

for microbiology

Synonym: GC Agar (Base)

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Properties

Related Categories All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media, Media, Media by Application, Media by Microorganism,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 13 g/L
  peptone, special, 23 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  starch (soluble), 1 g/L
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
suitability   selective for Neisseria

Description

Application

For the selective isolation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Neisseria meningitidis from clinical material according to Thayer and Martin. Suitable for transport of inocculated material.

Preparation Note

Supplements :
2 vial/l Thayer-Martin Supplements I (Cat. No. 44051)
2 vial/l Thayer-Martin Supplements II (Cat. No. 52083)
5 g/l hemoglobin (Cat. No. 08449)

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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 environment, microbes have adapted to the habitats most suitable for thei...
Keywords: Culture media, Digestions, Environmental, Filtration, Growth factors, Indicators, Microbiology, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Vitamins

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