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Malt extract, for microbiology

Code: 70167-500G D2-231

Application

Malt extract powder is added to specific culture media to enhance the nutrient quality of the media. It is most suited to enhance the growth and cultivation of fu...


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Application

Malt extract powder is added to specific culture media to enhance the nutrient quality of the media. It is most suited to enhance the growth and cultivation of fungi, yeasts, and molds

General description

Malt extract powder is prepared from an aqueous extract of sprouted malt grains and dried at low temperatures to preserve nutrients. This malt extract is a purified and clarified malt extract, supplemented with growth factors. It is easily soluble in water. It contains a mix of carbohydrates (mainly maltose) and growth factors. It is ideally suitable for use in media employed for cultivation of fungi.

application(s)microbiology
biological sourcecorn
compositionchlorides, ~2%, reducing sugars (as maltose), ≥60%
formpowder
ign. residue~3%
loss~6% loss on drying
pH5-6 (3% in H2O)
Quality Level200
shelf lifelimited shelf life, expiry date on the label
solubilityH2O: 3%, faintly turbid, yellow
sterilitynon-sterile
Cas Number8002-48-0
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