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Name: Phyto Proteose Agar Medium

Size: 4X500G

Catalog no.: PHM008-4X500G

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Quantity required by litre

37.23 g


KB Medium


Firm, comparable with 1.5% Agar gel.


Store below 30°C and the prepared medium at 2 - 8°C

Colour and Clarity of prepared medium

Yellow coloured, opalescent gel forms in Petri plates


Light yellow coloured, homogeneous, free flowing powder.

Cultural Response

Cultural characteristics observed after an incubation at 30-32°C for 5-6 days.

Compositions (g/L)

Proteose peptone 20.00,Di-potassium hydrogen phosphate 1.50, Magnesium sulphate anhydrous 0.73, Agar 15.00, Final pH (at 25°C) 7.6


Phyto Proteose Agar Medium is a phytopathological media, it's a non selective medium, when added to antibiotics it's employed to detect several Pseudomonas species, used also to subculture suspected isolates.

Additional description

There are two major types of growth media those used for cell culture , which use specific cell types derived from plants or animals, and microbiological culture, which are used for growing microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeast. The most common growth media for microorganisms are nutrient broths and agar plates with antibiotics; specialized media are sometimes required for microorganism and cell culture growth.