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A4800

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Agar

Type M, suitable for plant cell culture

Synonym(s):
Agar-agar, Gum agar
Linear Formula:
(C12H18O9)n
CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
42040102
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

algae (Rhodophyceae)

Quality Level

type

Type M

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | plant: suitable

transition temp

transition temp 34-36 °C

application(s)

agriculture

storage temp.

room temp

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General description

Type M agar is predominantly used in plant tissue culture. It is similar to agar, a polysaccharide complex with a backbone of alternating agarose and agaropectin molecules and extracted from red algae.

Application

Type M agar has been used as a component of Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium for culturing Arabidopsis thalania seeds. It has also been used in rooting media for tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) seeds.

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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