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Agar, Bacteriological

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Agar, Bacteriological

Storage Condition: ROOM TEMPERATURE

CAS Number: 9002-18-0

A solidifying agent typically used at concentrations of 1-2% in solid media preparations for the growth of bacteria and fungi. Agar consists of unbranched polysaccharides of galactose subunits derived from algae or seaweed.

Ash 6.5%
Gel Point (1.5%) 32 - 38°C
Gel Strength (1.5%) 550 - 950 g/cm2
Heavy Metals 0.002%
Loss on Drying 12.0%
Melting Point 80 - 90°C
Pass Thru 60 Mesh 90%
pH (1.5%) 6.0 - 7.5
Solubility (Boiling Water) (P/F) Pass
Turbidity (Nephelos) 40

Cat.No. Size Grade EA    
1328-J637-1KG 1kg Biotechnology DISCONTINUED  
1328-J637-2.5KG 2.5kg Biotechnology DISCONTINUED  
1328-J637-500G 500g Biotechnology DISCONTINUED  

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