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Agar, 250 g

Agar, 250 g

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Key features and details

For use in microbiology and bacteriology to make solid culture media for microorganisms.

SKU: 0219402183

Synonyms
Agar-agar; Gelose; Japan agar; Bengal isinglass; Ceylon isinglass; Chinese isinglass; Japan isinglass; Gum agar; Bengal gelatin; Ceylon; Digenea simplex mucilage; GAM medium; Layor caran; Oxoid III; Oxoid L 11
CAS Number:
9002-18-0
Molecular Weight:
336.337 g/mol
EC Number:
232-658-1
MDL Number:
MFCD00081288
Packaging size:
250 g
Product Description

Agar

Application Notes

According to the Merck Index, agar is typically used in microbiology and bacteriology to make solid culture media for microorganisms; as an antistaling agent in bakery products, confectionery, meats and poultry; as a gelling agent is cosmetics, desserts and beverages; as a corrosion inhibitor; in sizing for paper and silks; in adhesives; in the dyeing and printing of textiles and fabrics; and as a protective colloid in ice cream, pet foods, health foods, laxatives, pharmaceuticals, dental impressions, lab reagents and photographic emulsions.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Culture media | Antistaling agent | Gelling agent

Specifications
SKU 0219402183
Alternate Names Agar-agar; Gelose; Japan agar; Bengal isinglass; Ceylon isinglass; Chinese isinglass; Japan isinglass; Gum agar; Bengal gelatin; Ceylon; Digenea simplex mucilage; GAM medium; Layor caran; Oxoid III; Oxoid L 11
Application Notes According to the Merck Index, agar is typically used in microbiology and bacteriology to make solid culture media for microorganisms; as an antistaling agent in bakery products, confectionery, meats and poultry; as a gelling agent is cosmetics, desserts and beverages; as a corrosion inhibitor; in sizing for paper and silks; in adhesives; in the dyeing and printing of textiles and fabrics; and as a protective colloid in ice cream, pet foods, health foods, laxatives, pharmaceuticals, dental impressions, lab reagents and photographic emulsions.
Base Catalog Number 19402183
CAS # 9002-18-0
EC Number 232-658-1
Format Powder
Formulation Details ~70% agarose and 30% agaropectin
Gel Temperature Approximately 33-35 °C(Lit.)
Grade Bacteriological Grade, molecular biology reagent
Molecular Weight 336.337 g/mol
Pack Size 250 g
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 63° F (NTP, 1992)
Typical Working Concentration Use approximately 15 grams/L for plates and about 7 grams/L for top agar.
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
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