Product Code TM 1947

  • Description

    Actidione Agar was formulated by Green and Gray which may be used for microbiological investigation during brewing and baking. Actidione (Cycloheximide) at a concentration of 0.001% permits the growth of bacteria and inhibits the growth of most yeasts and moulds except dermatophytes. This medium may be used for the estimation of bacterial contamination of pitching yeast. Addition of penicillin or streptomycin may be used for selective isolation of dermatophytes.

  • Principle

    for the enumeration and detection of bacteria in specimens containing large numbers of yeasts and moulds

  • Microorganism

    • Escherichia coli
    • Lactobacillus fermentum
    • Proteus mirabilis
    • Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    • Saccharomyces uvarum
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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