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Agar, bacteriological grade

Agar, bacteriological grade

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

SKU 02150178-CF
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Description

Product Description

Agar

Application Notes

Agar is specially purified for use in preparing solid culture media for microbiological and bacteriological applications.

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

Specifications
SKU 02150178-CF
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 Agar is specially purified for use in preparing solid culture media for microbiological and bacteriological applications.
Base Catalog Number 150178
CAS # 9002-18-0
EC Number 232-658-1
Format Powder
Gel Strength ≤1.0%
Grade Bacteriological Grade
Molecular Weight 336.337 g/mol
Optical Rotation 0219461594||0215017890||091010617||0210026690
Particle Size Total Ash ≤6.5% (dry weight basis); Acid Insoluble Ash ≤0.5%; Foreign Organic Matter ≤1.0%; Foreign Insoluble Matter ≤1.0%
pKa Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Potency 7.0 to 7.6 (1.5% aqueous solution) (Lit.)
RTECS Number AW7950000
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 63° F (NTP, 1992)
Specific Activity Agar is strongly hydrophilic and can slowly absorb about 20 times its weight of cold water, swelling in the process. Hot water is usually necessary to solubilize agar. Insoluble in alcohols.
Sterility Red alga Rhodophyceae
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.