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Agar

microbiology tested, suitable for plant cell culture, suitable for cell culture, powder

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Synonym(s):
Agar-agar, Gum agar
Linear Formula:
(C12H18O9)n
CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
42040102
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

algae (Rhodophyceae)

Quality Level

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable
cell culture | plant: suitable
microbiological culture: suitable

transition temp

congealing temperature <38 °C (1.5% in H2O)

suitability

microbiology tested

application(s)

agriculture
agriculture
microbiology
microbiology

storage temp.

room temp

InChI

1S/C14H24O9/c1-5-8(16)13-11(7(21-5)4-20-13)23-14-10(18)12(19-2)9(17)6(3-15)22-14/h5-18H,3-4H2,1-2H3/t5?,6-,7?,8-,9+,10-,11?,12+,13+,14?/m1/s1

InChI key

GYYDPBCUIJTIBM-DYOGSRDZSA-N

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Application

Agar is commonly employed in research for:
  • agar plates for microbiology, such as Tryptic soy broth or TSB Agar plates for bacterial cell culture
  • 50% Murashige-Skoog or MS medium (basal MS)for growing plant seedlings
  • micropropagation of Pistacia lentiscus or Lentisk, for shoot initiation

Features and Benefits

  • High-quality agar powder for general use in research
  • Suitable for microbiology applications to culture bacteria and other microorganisms
  • Suitable for plant cell culture for horticultural science and biotechnology
  • Easily prepare and autoclave for a solid or semi-solid media at 6 - 12g/L

Other Notes

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Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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Kensuke Kawade et al.
Cell reports, 32(10), 108127-108127 (2020-09-10)
Shoot formation is accompanied by active cell proliferation and expansion, requiring that metabolic state adapts to developmental control. Despite the importance of such metabolic reprogramming, it remains unclear how development and metabolism are integrated. Here, we show that disruption of
Floral dip: a simplified method for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Clough SJ and Bent AF
The Plant Journal, 16, 735-743 (1998)
Plant regeneration from callus derived from immature embryo cotyledons of Prunus mume.
Ning GG and Bao MZ
Hortscience: a Publication of the American Society For Horticultural Science Hortscience, 42, 744-747 (2007)
Inhibited growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa by dextran- and polyacrylic acid-coated ceria nanoparticles
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International journal of nanomedicine, 8, 3395-3399 (2013)
Micropropagation of mature Quercus ilex L. trees by axillary budding
Martinez MT et al.
Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 131, 499?512-499?512 (2017)

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