|Product Code||Description||Product Size||Quantity|
|CM0059B||MALT EXTRACT AGAR 500g||–||500g|
Malt Extract Agar 500g
Thermo ScientificTM OxoidTM
Detect, isolate and enumerate yeasts and molds with Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid™ Malt Extract Agar (Dehydrated). Mycological peptone in the medium gives a luxuriant growth of yeasts and molds with typical morphology and pigmentation.
Malt Extract Agar, Oxoid Composition
|pH 5.4 ± 0.2|
Malt Extract Agar, Oxoid Preparation:
Suspend 50g in 1 litre of distilled water and boil to dissolve. Sterilise by autoclaving at 115°C for 10 minutes.
If it is desired to adjust the medium to pH 3.5, cool to 55°C and add approximately 2-3ml of 10% Lactic Acid SR0021 to 100ml Malt Extract Agar. Once acidified with lactic acid, the medium should not be re-heated.
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.