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AGAR AGAR BACTERIOLOGICAL GRADE


Agar Agar as a culture media is widely used for practically all pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria and fungi because it is not easy to metabolise and has a good gel firmness, elasticity, clarity and stability. Because of its high gellifying power and its vegetable origin, Agar Agar constitutes a natural non-toxic matrix for the formation of culture media in Microbiology.


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APPLICATIONS


CULTURE MEDIA (MICROBILOGY)


Agar Agar as a culture media widely used for practically all pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria and fungi because it is not easy to metabolise and has a good gel firmness,elasticity,clarity and stability. Because of its high gellifying power and its vegetable origin,Agar Agar constitutes a natural non- toxic matrix for the formation of culture media in Microbiology.


BIOTECHNOLOGY (PLANT TISSUE CULTURE)


The major application of Agar Agar is in th field of plant tissue culture. The growing interest in tissue culture as a standatrd method for the propagation of orchids and other ornamental plants, vegetables ,fruits and other agricultural products has increased the demand for Agar Agar


DENTISTRY

In prosthetic dentistry, Agar Agar is used in the preparation of dental casts.


AIR FRESHNERS

Agar Agar is being used in gel form in Air Fresheners.

PARAMETERS

GRADES

Grades

STANDARD

SUPER

SUPERFINE

SPECIAL

Clarity / Nephalos

CLEAR

CLEAR

CLEAR

<10 NTU

Moisture

15% MAX

15% MAX

15% MAX

15% MAX

Ph

6.5 - 7.5

6.5 - 7.5

6.5 -7.5

6.5 - 7.5

Ash

<3%

<3%

<3%

<3%

Gel Strength

500-550 gm/cm²

600-650 gm/cm²

700-750 gm/cm²

800-850 gm/cm²

Gelling Temp.

35 - 40°C

35 - 40°C

35 - 40°C

34 - 37°C

Melting Temp.

85 -90°C

85 -95°C

90 - 95°C

85 - 95°C

Swelling Index

> 9 ML

> 9 ML

> 9 ML

> 10 ML

Water Absorption

>45 ML

>45 ML

>45 ML

> 25 ML

Gelatin

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

Extraneous Matter

< 0.5%

< 0.5%

< 0.5%

<0.5%

Starch

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

Acid Insoluble Ash

< 1.0%

<1.0%

<1.0%

<0.5%

TOTAL COLONY COUNT

<1000 CFU/GM

<1000 CFU/GM

<1000 CFU/GM

<1000 CFU/GM

SALMONELLA

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

E.COLI

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

MOLD  

<100

<100

<100

< 100

YEAST 

<100

<100

<100

< 100

ABOUT MERON GROUP

Today Marine Hydrocolloids is the only exporter and market leader in the supply of quality Agar Agar in India. We are the exclusive supplier of Agar to many MNC'S and also to 90% of the commercial tissue culture laboratories in India and several leading laboratories across the world.

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