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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.

$169.00 - $456.00

Specifications

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

Description

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

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Prices are for units of one each unless otherwise specified.

Specifications

Specifications

Dehydrated Powder
YPD Agar
<30°C
For maintaining and propagating Yeasts in molecular microbiology procedures
Yeast extract 10g/L, Peptone 20g/L, Dextrose 20g/L, Agar 15g/L
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