Nutrient Agar M001-500G HIMEDIA
Nutrient Agar is a general purpose, nutrient medium used for the cultivation of microbes supporting growth of a wide range of non-fastidious organisms. Nutrient agar is popular because it can grow a variety of types of bacteria and fungi, and contains many nutrients needed for the bacterial growth.
Composition of Nutrient Agar
It is an enzymatic digest of animal protein. Peptone is the principal source of organic nitrogen for the growing bacteria.
0.3% beef extract/yeast extract
It is the water-soluble substances which aid in bacterial growth, such as vitamins, carbohydrates, organic nitrogen compounds and salts.