Potato Dextrose Agar - 7149

5 kg

Item No.  7149T

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Potato Dextrose Agar is used for the cultivation of fungi in a laboratory setting. Potato Dextrose Agar is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans. Conforms to Harmonized USP/EP/JP Requirements. Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA) is a general purpose medium for yeasts and molds that can be supplemented with acid or antibiotics to inhibit bacterial growth. It is recommended for plate count methods for foods, dairy products and testing cosmetics. PDA can be used for growing certain yeast and molds. The nutritionally rich base (potato infusion) encourages mold sporulation and pigment production in some dermatophytes.  
Specifications
Brand NEOGEN Culture Media
Formula
Formula Liter
Potato Infusion from 200 g *4 g
Dextrose 20 g
Agar 15 g
Package Weight 14.00 LB
Preparation
  1. Suspend 39 grams of powder in 1 liter of purified water.
  2. Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute to completely dissolve the medium.
  3. Autoclave at 121°C for 15 minutes.
  4. Cool to 45-50°C.

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