Agar

Agar

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 MDL Number: MFCD00081288

Packaging size: 250 g

SKU 0219402183
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Description

Product Description

Agar

Application Notes

According to the Merck Index, agar is typically used in microbiology and bacteriology to make solid culture media for microorganisms; as an antistaling agent in bakery products, confectionery, meats and poultry; as a gelling agent is cosmetics, desserts and beverages; as a corrosion inhibitor; in sizing for paper and silks; in adhesives; in the dyeing and printing of textiles and fabrics; and as a protective colloid in ice cream, pet foods, health foods, laxatives, pharmaceuticals, dental impressions, lab reagents and photographic emulsions.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Culture media||Antistaling agent||Gelling agent

Specifications
SKU 0219402183
Application Notes According to the Merck Index, agar is typically used in microbiology and bacteriology to make solid culture media for microorganisms; as an antistaling agent in bakery products, confectionery, meats and poultry; as a gelling agent is cosmetics, desserts and beverages; as a corrosion inhibitor; in sizing for paper and silks; in adhesives; in the dyeing and printing of textiles and fabrics; and as a protective colloid in ice cream, pet foods, health foods, laxatives, pharmaceuticals, dental impressions, lab reagents and photographic emulsions.
EC Number 232-658-1
Foreign Activity Salmonella-Negative
Format powder
Formulation Details ~70% agarose and 30% agaropectin
Gel Temperature Approximately 33-35 °C(Lit.)
Grade Bacteriological Grade; molecular biology reagent
Applications Culture media||Antistaling agent||Gelling agent
Loss on Drying ≤20%
Molecular Weight 336.337 g/mol
Pack Size 250 g
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Physical Appearance Light Tan Powder
Product Families Description Agar
Product Overview Agar
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 63° F (NTP, 1992)
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature(15-30 °C).
Sulphated Ash Total Ash=≤6.5%(dry weight basis); Acid Insoluble Ash=≤0.5%
Typical Working Concentration Use approximately 15 grams/L for plates and about 7 grams/L for top agar.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.