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A4550 Sigma-Aldrich

Agar

Type A, suitable for plant cell culture

Synonym: Agar-agar, Gum agar

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Core Bioreagents, Culture Media Base Ingredient - Agar, Gelling Agents,
Quality Level   200
biological source   algae (Rhodophyceae)
type   Type A
form   powder
application(s)   cell culture | plant: suitable
transition temp   transition temp 32-38 °C (1.5%)
gel strength   >650 g/cm2
Featured Industry   Agriculture
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5 kg in poly drum

500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
AW7950000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles

Protocols

Gelling Agents - Plant Tissue Culture Protocol

Agar has long been used to solidify media for plant tissue culture. The type of agar or gelling agent used can influence the growth of the tissue in culture. Both purity and cost of the gelling agent...
Keywords: Cell culture, Centrifugation, Immobilization, Inductively coupled plasma, Reductions

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