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Czapek-Dox Agar
Product ID: C506


Description: A semi-synthetic medium used for the for the routine cultivation of fungi, especially AspergillusPenicillium, and non-sporulating molds.

Sucrose serves as the only source of carbon while sodium nitrate serves as the sole source of nitrogen. Dipotassium phosphate buffers the medium. Magnesium sulphate, potassium chloride, and ferrous sulphate are included as essential ions necessary for growth.

Based on the original formulation by Thom & Church (1926), as modified by Thom & Raper (1945).

Solubility Water
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Grams of powder to prepare 1 Liter 50.01
UPC / SKU C506
Synonyms Czapek Dox Agar, Czapek's Dox Agar, CZ, CDA
Storage Temp. 2-6 C
Tariff Code 3821.00.0000
Risk Info (R) 8-36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 17-26-36
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F263 Ferrous Sulfate, Heptahydrate 10
M150 Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous 500
P704 Potassium Chloride 500
P705 Potassium Phosphate, Dibasic 1000
S802 Sodium Nitrate 3000
A111 Agar 15,000
S391 D-Sucrose 30,000