Nutrient Agar Tablets - 5 Pack

Nutrient agar tablets. Add water and sterilize for general purpose nutrient agar base.
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Pack of 5 Nutrient Agar Tablets. This dehydrated culture media is a general purpose medium enriched with up to 10% blood or other biological fluid. Add water and sterilize for a general purpose nutrient agar base. Each tablet makes 5 mL of nutrient agar- enough to cover one standard 90-100 mm petri dish in a thing layer.

Nutrient agar is the most commonly used media for filling petri dishes and bacteria growth. Check out this experiment on how to grow bacteria on homemade agar plates!

Instructions to prepare nutrient agar:

Add 1 tablet to 5ml of distilled water and soak for 5 minutes. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes.

Sterilizing at home:

If you do not have access to an autoclave, the following method can be used as an alternative for home use.

Note: Keep in a sealed container and store in a cool dark location away from bright light
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Length (cm) 10
Width (cm) 1
Height (cm) 16
Age Group 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years, 12+ Years
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