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Lactobacillus acidophilus, MicroKwik Culture®, Vial

Item # 155110A

Genus and Species: Lactobacillus acidophilus
Domain: Prokaryote
Optimal Growth Medium: Tomato Juice/Yeast Extract/Milk Broth
Optimal Growth Temperature: 37° C
Package: MicroKwik Culture® Vial
Biosafety Level: 1
Gram Stain: Gram-Positive
Shape: Bacillus (rod-shaped)



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Every culture is guaranteed for species and purity. Bacteria cultures are labeled by genus and species name, media on which they are cultivated, and temperature for optimal growth. All Gram staining is based on 24-hour cultures.

This MicroKwik Culture® is freeze-dried cells plus medium in a vial. The culture is Gram+, nonmotile rods; used in production of acidophilus milk; recommended for college level and above. It is cultured on tomato juice, yeast extract, and milk broth at 37° C. Each culture contains enough material for a class of 30 students. MicroKwik Culture® is a Carolina® trademark for freeze-dried, viable bacteria plus medium. Since MicroKwik Cultures can be stored under refrigeration, they can be ordered ahead of time. Per vial. Note: Each MicroKwik Culture® comes with 5 mL of rehydration medium. Not recommended for culturing on solid media; must use tomato juice, yeast extract, and milk broth for media as suggested.

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  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.
  • HI residents must contact the HI Dept. of Agriculture before ordering.

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Item# 155110A
Medium Tomato Juice/Yeast Extract/Milk Broth
Temperature 37° C
Gram Result ( + )

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