Nutrient Agar


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A general purpose medium for the cultivation of organisms that are not demanding in their nutritional requirements e.g. organisms that can be isolated from air, water, dust etc. Nutrient Agar is suitable for teaching and demonstration purposes, it is isotonic and can be enriched with biological fluids such as sterile blood and egg yolk.

Suspend 52g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Dry the surface of the gel before inoculation.

Hazard Phrases: Not considered harmful under normal laboratory conditions

Cas No: 9002-18-0


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100gm, 500gm