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BD™ Difco™ YPD Agar

Used for maintaining and propagating yeasts. BD™ Difco™ YPD Agar is a dehydrated powder for preparing culture media in molecular microbiology procedures.

$390.72 - $390.72

Specifications

Format Dehydrated, powder
For Use With (Application) For maintaining and propagating Yeasts in molecular microbiology procedures
Media Type YPD Agar
Product Type Yeast Peptone Dextrose Agar
Media Format Yeast extract 10g/L, Peptone 20g/L, Dextrose 20g/L, Agar 15g/L
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DF0427-17-6

 
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B242720
Bottle 500g Each for $390.72
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Format Dehydrated, powder
For Use With (Application) For maintaining and propagating Yeasts in molecular microbiology procedures
Media Type YPD Agar
Product Type Yeast Peptone Dextrose Agar
Media Format Yeast extract 10g/L, Peptone 20g/L, Dextrose 20g/L, Agar 15g/L
Storage Requirements <30°C

General methods in yeast genetics specify using yeast extract-peptone-dextrose (YPD) medium for cultivating Saccharomyces cerevisiae and other yeasts. Yeasts grow well on a minimal medium containing only dextrose and salts. The addition of protein and yeast cell extract hydrolysates allows faster growth so that during exponential or log-phase growth, the cells divide every 90 minutes.

  • Peptone acts as a source of carbon, nitrogen, vitamins and minerals
  • Yeast extract supplies B-complex vitamins, which stimulate bacterial growth
  • Dextrose is the carbohydrate source
  • Agar acts as the solidifying agent
  • pH (6.5% solution, 25°C): 6.5 ± 0.2

Prices are for units of one each unless otherwise specified.

Safety and Handling

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