Suitable for the growth of more fastidious bacteria.
Can be used for enumeration, isolation and enrichment as well as providing a high grade base for the preparation of special media.
Nutrient Broth is a basic media composed of a simple peptone and a beef extract.
Peptone contributes organic nitrogen in the form of amino acids and long-chained fatty acids.
Beef Extract provides additional vitamins, carbohydrates, salts and other organic nitrogen compounds
|shelf life||limited shelf life, expiry date on the label|
|composition||D(+)-glucose, 1 g/L|
|peptone, 15 g/L|
|sodium chloride, 6 g/L|
|yeast extract, 3 g/L|
|final pH||7.5±0.2 (25 °C)|