Peptone

Peptone is a pancreatic digest of casein and as such composed of a balanced mixture of amino acids, including essential amino acids, and low molecular weight peptides.

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Description

Peptone is a pancreatic digest of casein and as such composed of a balanced mixture of amino acids, including essential amino acids, and low molecular weight peptides. It can be used as a supplement for  microbiological culture media, for the production of vaccines, toxins, enzymes and other proteins in fermentation processes. It serves as a nutritious hydrolysate, especially for organisms that prefer peptides over amino acids.

Features

Quantity: 500g
Appearance: Clear beige powder.
Storage: 2ºC – 25ºC. When not in use, keep container closed to avoid hydration.

Typical composition of aminoacids (g/100g)
Alanine: 2,91
Arginine: 3,30
Aspartic Acid: 6,99
Cystine: 0,44
Glutamic acid: 18,74
Glycine: 1,86
Histidine: 2,38
Isoleucine: 4,45
Leucine: 7,62
Lysine: 6,60
Methionine: 2,32
Phenylalanine: 4,11
Proline: 8.65
Serine: 5,08
Threonine: 3,91
Tryptophan: 0,95
Tyrosine: 1,86
Valine: 5,51

Chemical Characteristics:
Amino Nitrogen: typical: 4,2% (min: 3,9%)
Total Nitrogen: typical: 13,1% (min:10,0%)
Loss on drying: typical: 3,30% (max 6,0%)
Ash content: typical: 6,0% (max 15,0%)
Calcium: typical: 0.019%
Magnesium: typical: 0,0079%
Potassium: typical: 1,30%
Sodium: typical: 2,10%
pH (2%) typical: 6,8 (range: 7.0±0,5)

Documents

Download Product Info Datasheet

Download MSDS GCM21 Peptone v7E502

Order Information

GCM21.0500 Peptone 500g