BD™ Difco™ Glycerol
Used as a fixative, in bacterial preservation media and in the isolation and cultivation of many organisms. BD™ Difco™ Glycerol is a highly purified alcohol that helps support the growth of a wide variety of microorganisms, including mycobacterial species and fastidious bacteria.
Manufacturer: BD™ B228220
BD Difco Glycerol; 500g; Media Additive; Microbiology
Glycerol is a viscous, highly purified, fermentable alcohol often used to supplement the base of culture media (e.g. Agar). Glycerol is mixed into the solution with the culture base to support the growth of a wide variety of microorganisms.
- CAS Number: 56-81-5
- EC number: 200-289-5
- Chemical formula: C3H8O3
- Molar mass: 92.09g/mol
- Density: 1.261 g/cm3
- Solubility in water: miscible
- Viscosity: 1.412 Pa•s
|Liquid, Highly viscous|
|Bacterial preservation media and in the isolation and cultivation of many organisms|