92435 Millipore

TBX Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Tryptone Bile X-glucuronide Agar



Related Categories All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Chromogenic Media, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Media by Application,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  bile salts, 1.5 g/L
  X-β-D-glucuronide, 0.075 g/L
  peptone, 20 g/L
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C in H2O)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms



Chromogenic Agar for the detection and enumeration of E. coli in foodstuffs, animal food and water without further confirmation. E. coli colonies are colored blue-green.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & 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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