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  • skim milk agar
  • 1) Skim Milk Agar- pH 7.0 +/- 0.1 Agar 15.0 grams Pancreatic Digest of Casein 5.0 grams Yeast Extract 2.5 grams Glucose 1.0 grams Add components except Skim Milk Solution. (bio.net)
  • selective
  • Cetrimide agar is a type of agar used for the selective isolation of the gram-negative bacterium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hoyle's agar is a selective medium that uses tellurite to differentially select Corynebacterium diphtheriae from other upper respiratory tract flora. (wikipedia.org)
  • De Man, Rogosa and Sharpe agar, often abbreviated to MRS, is a selective culture medium designed to favour the luxuriant growth of Lactobacilli for lab study. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agar plates may be formulated as either permissive , with the intent of allowing the growth of whatever organisms are present, or restrictive or selective , with the intent of only selecting for growth a particular subset of those organisms (Ryan and Ray 2004). (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • gelatin
  • Agar can be used as a laxative , an appetite suppressant, a vegetarian substitute for gelatin , a thickener for soups , in fruit preserves , ice cream , and other desserts, as a clarifying agent in brewing , and for sizing paper and fabrics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agar quickly supplanted gelatin as the base of microbiological media, due to its higher melting temperature, allowing microbes to be grown at higher temperatures without the media liquefying. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since many scientific applications require incubation at temperatures close to human body temperature (37 °C), agar is more appropriate than other solidifying agents that melt at this temperature, such as gelatin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agar-agar is a natural vegetable gelatin counterpart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agar-Agar (Gelatin Substitute) is vegan, kosher, and gluten-free. (naturesflavors.com)
  • antibiotics
  • Agar dilution is one of two methods (along with Broth Dilution) used by researchers to determine the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of antibiotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • broth
  • Unlike broth microdilution tests, agar dilution cannot be used to test more than one antibiotic at a time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fannie Hesse
  • In 1882, Fannie Hesse came up the creative idea of using agar as a solid medium, after combining her knowledge of her husband's work with her knowledge of cooking. (conservapedia.com)
  • heterogeneous mixture
  • Agar is actually the resulting mixture of two components: the linear polysaccharide agarose, and a heterogeneous mixture of smaller molecules called agaropectin . (wikipedia.org)
  • yeast extract
  • MRS agar typically contains (w/v): 1.0 % peptone 1.0 % beef extract 0.4 % yeast extract 2.0 % glucose 0.5 % sodium acetate trihydrate 0.1 % polysorbate 80 (also known as Tween 80) 0.2 % dipotassium hydrogen phosphate 0.2 % triammonium citrate 0.02 % magnesium sulfate heptahydrate 0.005 % manganese sulfate tetrahydrate 1.0 % agar pH adjusted to 6.2 at 25°C The yeast and meat extracts and peptone provide sources of carbon, nitrogen and vitamins for general bacterial growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contains
  • The agar is named for the color and contains no actual chocolate. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to QuiteHealthy.com, a 1-ounce serving size, or 28 grams, of agar contains 0.9 grams of total fat, 87 calories, 22.93 grams of carbohydrate and 1.76 grams of protein. (livestrong.com)
  • Agar contains no cholesterol. (livestrong.com)
  • Cultures
  • Ammonium Sulfate Monopotassium phosphate Disodium phosphate Sodium Citrate Magnesium Sulfate sodium Zinc Sulfate Copper Sulfate L-Glutamic Acid (sodium salt) Ferric Ammonium Citrate Pyridoxine Hydrochloride Biotin Malachite Green Agar Cultures should be read within 5-7 days after inoculation and once a week thereafter for up to 8 weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • metabolism
  • The results revealed that the agar diet produced significant weight loss due to maintenance of reduced calorie intake and improved metabolism. (livestrong.com)
  • polymer
  • In chemical terms, agar is a polymer made up of subunits of the sugar galactose . (wikipedia.org)
  • Agar is a hydrophilic colloid polymer consisting of galactose ( sugar ) subunits, which is found in the cell walls of certain aquatic plant life. (conservapedia.com)
  • medium
  • Beginning in the late 19th century, agar began to be used heavily as a solid medium for growing various microbes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Middlebrook 7H10 Agar is a solid growth medium specially used for culture of Mycobacterium, notably Mycobacterium tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • DCA agar (deoxycholate citrate agar) is a solid bacteriological growth medium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agar Leukocyte Conditioned Medium is a source of colony-stimulating factors for assays of hematopoietic progenitor cells from light density fractions of human bone marrow and peripheral blood. (stemcell.com)
  • Agar Leukocyte Conditioned Medium is prepared using normal human peripheral blood leukocytes in an agar-containing medium. (stemcell.com)
  • laxative
  • Agar is a bulk laxative that may influence dietary absorption of minerals, protein and fat, according to the Ayurvedic Medicine website. (livestrong.com)
  • researcher
  • Following his doctoral studies, Agar worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the Electrochemical Engineering and Energy Laboratory at Case Western Reserve University. (uml.edu)