|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0103B||CORN MEAL AGAR 500g||–||500g|
Corn Meal Agar 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Oxoid Corn Meal Agar Mycological medium is used for identification of Candida albicans and maintenance of fungal stock cultures.
Corn Meal Agar, Oxoid Composition
|Corn Meal Extract (from 50 grams whole maize)|
|pH 6.0 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Corn Meal Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 17g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.
Storage conditions and Shelf life
Store the dehydrated medium at 10-30°C and use before the expiry date on the label.
Store the prepared medium at 2-8°C.
Glucose supplemented Corn Meal Agar should not be used for chlamydospore production.
Corn Meal Agar with `Tween 80’ (or other wetting agents) will allow Candida stellatoides and Candida tropicalis to produce chlamydospores.
Some Candida strains lose their ability to produce chlamydospores after repeated subculturing.
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