|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0729B||Dichloran-G (DG18) Agar 500g||–||500g|
Dichloran-Glycerol (DG18) 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
- Oxoid Dichloran-Glycerol (DG18) Agar Base is a selective low water activity (aw) medium for xerophilic molds from dried and semi-dried foods.
- Also available Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0078E and Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement, Part No. SR0078H.
Dichloran-Glycerol (DG18) Agar Base, Oxoid Composition
|Potassium dihydrogen phosphate|
|Final pH 5.6 ± 0.2 @ 25°C|
Dichloran-Glycerol (DG18) Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 15.75g in 500ml (31.5g/l) of distilled water and heat to dissolve completely. Add 110g per 500ml (220g/l) of Glycerol (Analytical Reagent grade). Reconstitute one vial SR0078E per 500ml medium or one vial SR0078H per 2 litres medium, as directed. Add the vial contents to the DG18 Agar Base. Sterilise by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C, mix well and pour into sterile Petri dishes.
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 plates at 2-8°C.
The dichloran compound used in this medium is Botran® 2,6-Dichloro-4-Nitro-Analine (CAS: 99-30-9).