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Foiling Spoilage with Chemical Preservatives Kit (with Perishables)

$99.95
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Description

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. Keep bacteria and fungi cultures at room temperature; do not incubate or refrigerate. Recommended for students with moderate experience in microbiology. For a class of 30 students. Comes with perishable materials.

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  • Exclamation icon This item is sold and shipped to schools and businesses only. Not available to individuals or residential addresses. Visit our Login & Registration page to learn how to create a Login and link it to an approved school or business account. This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery.
What’s Included:
  •  Bacillus cereus Plate Culture
  •  Micrococcus luteus Plate Culture
  •  Penicillium chrysogenum Plate Culture
  •  Pseudomonas fluorescens Plate Culture
  •  Rhizopus stolonifer Plate Culture
  •  Saccharomyces cerevisiae Plate Culture
  •  Propionic Acid Agar, 0.1%
  •  Sodium Benzoate Agar, 1%
  •  Sodium Nitrite Agar, 1%
  •  Sorbic Acid Agar, 0.1%
  •  Control Agar
  • 36 Sterile Applicator Sticks
  • 40 Sterile Petri Dishes
  •  Autoclave Disposal Bag
  •  Teacher Instructions
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