GoldBio Plant agar is the preferred choice in Plant cell and Tissue culture as a general purpose agar and combines good quality with a favorable price. Agar is derived from red algae and is comprised of a mix of large polysaccharide agarose molecules and smaller, heterogeneous molecules called agaropectin.
Plant agar can be used in a minimal concentration of 5.5 g/L to to obtain a solid gel.
agar-agar, Gum agar;
Gel Strength: >1100 g/cm2
Storage/Handling: Store at room temperature.
Preparation: Add Plant Agar to media mix at desired concentration (minimum 5.5 g/L). Autoclave media at 121°C for 20 minutes. Remove from the autoclave immediately and cool to 50°C before pouring plates.
|Storage/Handling||Store at room temperature.|