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A6686 Sigma-Aldrich

Agar

Bacteriological, microbiology tested, suitable for plant cell culture, granular

Synonym: Agar-agar, Gum agar

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Properties

Related Categories Agars, All Solid Media/Agars, Base Ingredients for Media, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates,
Quality Level   200
biological source   algae (Rhodophyceae)
form   granular
application(s)   cell culture | plant: suitable
mp   83-89  °C
transition temp   transition temp 32-39 °C
suitability   microbiology tested
Featured Industry   Agriculture
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

A purified agar from which the naturally occurring pigments, salts and miscellaneous matter has been reduced to a minimum.

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

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

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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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