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LB Agar, Lennox L Modification
Product ID: L5128


Description: Contains the nutrients as described by Bertani (1951), and Luria & Burrows (1955). Formulation modified by Lennox L (1955).

Compared to the LB Miller Modification, the Lennox Modification of LB is considered the low salt version, containing only 5 g/L of sodium chloride, while the Miller Modification contains 10 g/L sodium chloride.  This low salt modification of LB is useful when working with salt-sensitive microbes or salt-sensitive antibiotics.

This rich medium supports the rapid growth of Escherichia coli for molecular biology applications, as well as other microbes during general culture maintenance.

Synonyms: Lysogeny Agar, Luria-Bertani Agar

Solubility Water
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Grams of powder to prepare 1 Liter 32
UPC / SKU L5128
Synonyms Lysogeny Agar, Luria-Bertani Agar
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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L5128 LB Agar, Lennox L Modification

Form: Powder
Appearance: Yellow to Cream Powder
Application: Bacterial Screening; Microbiology & Phytopathology
Solubility: Soluble in Water
Typical Working Concentration: 32.00 g/L
Storage Temp: 2 – 6° C