Agar Y is an optimized grade for yeast cloning, growth and spheroplast regeneration.
Agar-Y is used to provide a solid surface containing medium for the growth of yeast.
Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
Cell culture |Proteomics |Purification and Detection |Protein Analysis |Yeast Culture |Plasmid Production |Protein Expression |Gene Expression |Cloning |Gene Function |Gene Regulation |Automated Bacterial Growth Media |S. cerevisiae Culture
|Alternate Names||Agar-agar |Gum agar |Bengal gelatin |Bengal ising glass |Ceylon |Ceylon ising glass |Ising glass |Digenea simplex mucilage |GAM medium |Gelose |Japan agar |Japan ising glass |Kantenmatsu |Layor caran |NCI-C50475 |Oxoid III |Oxoid L 11 |S 100|
|Application Notes||Agar-Y is used to provide a solid surface containing medium for the growth of yeast.|
|Cells Tested||Saccharomyces cerevisiae|
|Certifications||Molecular Biology Certified™|
|Media Type||Yeast Media|
|Grade||Molecular Biology Certified™ Yeast Growth Medium|
|Kit Compatibility||Yeast RPM™ Kit |EZ-Yeast Transformation Kit |Alkali-Cation™ Yeast Transformation Kit |Yeast Cell Lysis Kit | FastDNA™ SPIN Kit |FastRNA™ Pro Red Kit |FastProtein™ Red Kit |FastRNA™ Spin Kit for Microbes |FastDNA™-96 Fungal/Bacterial DNA Kit|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Personal Protective Equipment Respiratory protection: Breathing apparatus only if aerosol or dust is formed. Hand protection: PVC or other plastic material gloves Skin and body protection: Usual safety precautions while handling the product will provide adequate protection against this potential effect. Eye protection: Safety glasses with side-shields Hygiene measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice|
|pH||6.0 - 8.0 (1.5% in H2O at room temperature)|
|Product Families Description||MP Biomedicals offers high quality components for preparation of your own custom formulations for growth and maintenance of Yeasts. Peptones, yeast extracts, carbon sources, amino acids, salts, trace minerals, agars and other reagents are available. Choices in formulation allow for custom formulations from small research batches up to pilot quantities. |Bulk powder, easily weighed to make custom batch sizes. |Pre-measured, sealed pouches, for 0.5 L or 1 L batch sizes, simply tear open the pouch and add to water. |Encapsulated, the Ultimate in Convenience. Simply count out the appropriate number of capsules and drop them in water!|
|Product Overview||Agar Y is a polysaccharide complex obtained through bleaching and hot water extraction of agarocytes from the red alga Rhodophyceae. Agar-Y is optimized for yeast media and is typically composed of about 70% agarose and 30% agaropectin.|
|Research Areas||Molecular Biology |Microbiology |Cell Biology |Biochemistry |Genomics |Gene Expression |Gene Regulation |Environmental and Ecology |Protein-Protein Interactions |Oncology|
|Solubility||Soluble in water at 1 mg/mL with boiling; Insoluble in alcohol.|
|Storage and Handling||Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).|
|Typical Working Concentration||6 - 12 g/L (Lit.)|