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BD™ Difco™ Lactobacilli MRS Broth

Recommended for use in the isolation, enumeration and cultivation of Lactobacillus species. BD™ Difco™ Lactobacilli MRS Broth supports luxuriant growth of all lactobacilli from oral, fecal, dairy and other sources. Supplied in a convenient, easy-to-use dehydrated powder.

Manufacturer: bd™  B288130

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Catalog No. DF0881-17-5

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Description & Specifications


Format Dehydrated powder
Color Tan
Storage Requirements 2-8°C
Quantity 500g
Packaging Bottle
Certifications/Compliance COMPF, SMD
Media Format Proteose Peptone No. 3 10g/L, Beef extract 10g/L, Yeast extract 5g/L, Dextrose 20g/L, Polysorbate 80 1g/L, Ammonium Citrate 2g/L, Sodium Acetate 5g/L, Magnesium Sulfate 0.1g/L, Manganese Sulfate 0.05g/L, Dipotassium Phosphate 2g/L
Media Type MRS Broth
For Use With (Application) Cultivation of lactobacilli
Product Type LactoBacilli MRS broth
Shelf Life 1095 Days

Difco™ Lactobacilli MRS Broth powder contains peptone and dextrose. These ingredients supply nitrogen, carbon and other elements necessary for growth. Polysorbate 80, acetate, magnesium and manganese provide growth factors for culturing a variety of lactobacilli. The above ingredients may inhibit the growth of some organisms other than lactobacilli.

  • Based on the formulations of deMan, Rogosa and Sharpe
  • Samples can be inoculated directly into Lactobacilli MRS Broth
  • Produces a good cultural response with: Lactobacillus delbrueckii (subsp. lactis) 7830, Lactobacillus fermentum 9338 and Lactobacillus johnsonii 11506
  • pH (5.5% solution, 25°C): 6.5 ± 0.2


1095 Days