Difco™ Nutrient Agar 1.5%, BDSupplier: BD Diagnostics
90003-812EA 519.28 USD90003-812 CA90003-812
Difco™ Nutrient Agar 1.5%, BD
Media for Microbiology Dehydrated Media for Microbiology
Nutrient Agar 1.5% is used for cultivating a variety of microorganisms and with the addition of blood or other enrichment can be used for cultivating fastidious microorganisms.
- Beef extract provides essential nutrients
- Sodium chloride maintains the osmotic balance
- Agar is the solidifying agent
Nutrient Agar 1.5% is a slightly alkaline modification of Nutrient Agar and is a general-purpose medium. Since the medium contains 0.8% sodium chloride, it can be used as a base for enrichment with blood, ascitic fluid, or other supplements for cultivating fastidious microorganisms.