Peptone Water - 7365

Item No.  7365A

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Peptone Water is used for the cultivation of non-fastidious microorganisms, indole testing, and as a basal medium for carbohydrate fermentation studies in a laboratory setting. Peptone Water is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans. Peptone Water is a minimal growth medium. The formulation of Peptone Water permits cultivation of non-fastidious organisms. This non-selective medium has been used as a basal medium for biochemical tests such as carbohydrate fermentation patterns and production of indole. A 1% final carbohydrate concentration with phenol red (0.018 g/L) indicator and a Durham tube can be used for fermentation studies.  
Brand NEOGEN Culture Media
Formula Liter
Peptone 10 g
Sodium Chloride 5 g
Mass 500 g
Package Weight 0.50 LB
  1. Dissolve 15 g of the medium in one liter of purified water.
  2. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Autoclave at 121°C for 15 minutes.




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