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Innovating Science Phenol Red Dextrose Differential Medium, 500g

SKU IS5165
  • 500g bottle of microbiological differentiation media
  • Perfect for use in any biology lab or classroom
  • Used for the differentiation of cultured microorganisms
  • Tests whether cultures are able to ferment dextrose
  • Includes directions for safe storage printed directly on the bottle

A basal medium containing a single carbohydrate used to determine whether bacteria can ferment the specific carbohydrate. The medium contains a pH indicator that changes from red to yellow if the bacteria can ferment the carbohydrate. May be used with Durham tubes to determine if gas is produced during the fermentation process. 500 g Phenol Red Dextrose Broth Use 21 grams with 1 liter of water.