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Foiling Spoilage with Chemical Preservatives Kit (with Prepaid Coupon)

Item # 154662

Advanced—For students with moderate experience in microbiology.
For a class of 30. Students observe the effects of 4 chemical preservatives—sorbic acid, sodium nitrite, sodium benzoate, and propionic acid—on 6 food spoilage microorganisms.

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Advanced—For students with moderate experience in microbiology.
For a class of 30. Chemicals that prevent bacterial or fungal spoilage have been used for centuries. Students observe the effects of 4 chemical preservatives—sorbic acid, sodium nitrite, sodium benzoate, and propionic acid—on 6 food spoilage microorganisms. Requires 8 days from setup to completion.

Note: Keep bacteria and fungi cultures at room temperature; do not incubate or refrigerate. This kit includes a prepaid coupon to request perishable materials later at your convenience. Contact us or return the coupon to request delivery of perishable materials.

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Bacillus cereus Plate Culture 1 Included
Micrococcus luteus Plate Culture 1 Included
Penicillium chrysogenum Plate Culture 1 Included
Pseudomonas fluorescens Plate Culture 1 Included
Rhizopus stolonifer Plate Culture 1 Included
Saccharomyces cerevisiae Plate Culture 1 Included
Propionic Acid Agar, 0.1%, 160 mL 1 Included
Sodium Benzoate Agar, 1%, 160 mL 1 Included
Sodium Nitrite Agar, 1%, 160 mL 1 Included
Sorbic Acid Agar, 0.1%, 160 mL 1 Included
Control Agar, 160 mL 1 Included
Sterile Applicator Sticks 36 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 40 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag 1 Included
Teacher Instructions 1 Included

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