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Quoirin & Lepoivre Basal Salt Mixture
Product ID: Q673


Description: This medium contains high calcium level which may inhibit many gellan gums from completely melting during autoclaving. For this reason the use of Gellan Gum and Agargellan with this medium is not recommended as a clear, firm gel may not be obtained.
Contains the macro- and micronutrients as described by Quoirin & Lepoivre (1977) and Quoirin, et al. (1977).

Solubility Water
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Grams of powder to prepare 1 Liter 3.56
Other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
UPC / SKU Q673
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Tariff Code 3822.00.5090
Risk Info (R) 8-36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 17-26-36
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A300 Ammonium Nitrate 400
B210 Boric Acid 6.2
C180 Calcium Nitrate 833.77
C350 Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate 0.025
C375 Cupric Sulfate, Pentahydrate 0.025
E410 EDTA, Disodium Salt 37.3
F263 Ferrous Sulfate, Heptahydrate 27.8
M150 Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous 175.79
M250 Manganese Sulfate 0.76
P840 Potassium Iodide 0.08
P100 Potassium Nitrate 1800
P846 Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic, Anhydrous 270
M651 Sodium Molybdate (VI), Dihydrate 0.25
Z101 Zinc Sulfate, Heptahydrate 8.6

Q673 Quoirin & Lepoivre Basal Salt Mixture

Form: Powder
Appearance: White to Yellow Powder
Application: Plant Tissue Culture
Solubility: Water
Typical Working Concentration: 3.56g/L
Storage Temp: 2-6°C
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: Preparation of concentrated solutions is not recommended as insoluble precipitates may form.
Other Notes: Contains the macro- and micronutrients as described by Quoirin and Lepoivre (1977) and Quoirin et al. (1977) pH = 3.5 – 4.5
Formula (mg/L)
Ammonium Nitrate 400
Boric Acid  6.2
Calcium Nitrate  833.77
Cobalt Chloride.6H2O  0.025
Cupric Sulfate.5H2O  0.025
Na2 EDTA.2H2O  37.3
Ferrous Sulfate.7H2O  27.8
Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous  175.79
Manganese Sulfate.H2O  0.76
Molybdic Acid (Sodium Salt) .2H2O  0.25
Potassium Iodide 0.08
Potassium Nitrate 1800
Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic  270
Zinc Sulfate.7H2O  8.6

Application Notes
Plant Tissue Culture Tested Plant species: Prunus spp.

Quoirin, M. and P Lepoivre. 1977. Improved medium for in vitro culture of Prunus sp. Acta. Hort. 78:437-442. Quoirin, M, et al. 1977. C. R. Res. Sta. Cult. Fruit Mar., Gembloux 93.