Corn Meal Agar

/Corn Meal Agar

Corn Meal Agar

Cat. Number: CM-CMA159 Categories: , ,

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Use and description:  

Corn Meal Agar is used for the cultivation of fungi and the demonstration of chlamydospore production. Infusion from Corn Meal is the source of carbon, nitrogen and vitamins required for organism growth in Corn Meal Agar. Agar is the solidifying agent.

 

Composition per litre:

Corn Meal Infusion……………………….. 2.0 g

Agar ………………………………………….15.0 g

 

Final pH of the ready to use medium:   6.0 +/-0.2

 

Medium preparation:  

Add 17.0 grams of dehydrated culture medium to 1 litre of distilled water. Heat with repeated stirring and boil for one minute to dissolve completely. Autoclave at 121oC for 15 minutes.

 

Quality specifications: 

Dehydrated medium:  homogeneous, light beige fine powder.

Ready to use medium:  grey to yellowish white moderately hazy.

 

Microbiological response:

Organism Result – Chlamydospores
Aspergillus niger ATCC16404 Growth – N/A
Candida albicans ATCC10231 Growth – Positive
Saccharomyces cerevisiae ATCC9763 Growth – Negative

 

Storage:  

Dehydrated medium should be stored between 10 to 25oC. Once opened, place the container in a dark, dry place. The dehydrated medium should not be used if there is any lump or if the colour has changed from the original.