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2% Malt Extract Agar

2% Malt Extract Agar is recommended for the detection, isolation and enumeration of yeasts and moulds.


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2% Malt Extract Agar

Cat#
AROM-701
Product Name
2% Malt Extract Agar
Product Overview
2% Malt Extract Agar is recommended for the detection, isolation and enumeration of yeasts and moulds.
Description
Media based on malt extract may be considered as general growth substrates due to their richness and nutrient balance. They are very suitable for the cultivation of fastidious microorganisms. With acidic pH, they are used for the isolation, cultivation and maintenance of yeast and moulds.
Form
Cream to beige homogeneous free flowing powder
Characteristic
Cultural characteristics observed after an incubation at 25-30 centigrade for 48-72 hours. Reaction of 5.0% w/v aqueous solution at 25 centigrade. pH : 5.5±0.2.
Storage
Store below 30 centigrade in tightly closed container and the prepared medium at 2-8 centigrade.
Instructions
Suspend 35.00 grams in 1000 ml distilled water. Heat to boiling to dissolve the medium completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs pressure (121 centigrade) for 15 minutes. Cool to 45-50 centigrade. Mix well and pour into sterile Petri plates or distribute into tubes as desired.
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