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LB Agar Plates

pre-poured LB agar plates for E. coli

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Synonym(s):
pre-poured LB agar plates

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

sterility

sterile; autoclaved

form

plates (10 cm)
plates (10cm, 20-25ml each)

capacity

20-25 mL

storage temp.

2-8°C

suitability

nonselective for Escherichia coli
nonselective for coliforms

General description

Lennox LB is a highly-referenced microbial growth medium used for the cultivation of Escherichia coli. This nutrient-rich microbial broth contains peptides, amino acids, water-soluble vitamins and carbohydrates in a low-salt formulation. The addition of agar provides a solid medium for microbial growth.

Application

Suitable for non-selective cultivation of E. coli strains for cloning, DNA plasmid production and production of recombinant proteins.
LB Agar Plates has been used:
  • to culture bacteria like, Escherichia coli strain INV- α and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
  • to culture numerous bacteria and is used in strain storage method
  • to analyse the egestion of midgut microbes during sand fly bites

Features and Benefits

Lennox LB Agar plates provide:
  • Convenient, ready-to-use 10cm format
  • Standard formulation

Components

15g/L Agar
10g/L Tryptone
5 g/L Yeast Extract
5 g/L NaCl

Storage Class

13 - Non Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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