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89547 Sigma-Aldrich

TKT Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Streptococcus agalactiae selective agar

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Properties

grade   for microbiology
composition   aesculin, 1 g/L
  agar, 13 g/L
  crystal violet, 0.0013 g/L
  meat extract, 5 g/L
  meat peptone, 10 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
  thallium sulfate, 0.333 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (37 °C)

Description

Application

For the isolation of Streptococcus agalactiae, the most frequent cause of bovine mastitis.

Other Notes

Determination of S. agalactiae by means of serological methods and CAMP-test

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
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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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