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Bile Salt Powder
Bile salt constitutes pure substances, sodium conjugates of glycotaurocholate, and those are used as selective agents mainly to inhibit gram-positive organisms, non-intestinal organisms and spore formers while permitting the growth of gram-negative enterics. Bile salt inhibits Enterococcus and Staphylococcus species.
Bile salt powder of Titan Biotech Ltd. is developed specifically for biotechnology and culture media applications.
• Bile salt transformation and degradation is of high ecological relevance and also essential for the biotechnological production of drugs.
• Bile salt entered in the growth pattern and altered fermentation of lactose.
Greenish to yellowish colour free flowing powder, no pungent smell.
Solubility (2% soln. at 25oC)
Soluble in distilled water and alcohol.
Clarity (2% Soln. at 121 ºC.)*
Clear solution. No ppt.
pH (2% Soln. at 25 ºC)
6.5 - 8.0
Loss on drying ( at 105 ºC)
NMT - 5.0%
NMT - 20.0%
Cholic Acid (as Sodium Cholate)
NLT - 45.0%
Total viable count
Yeast & molds
GROWTH PROMOTION TEST
Cultural Characteristic observed in MacConkey agar with 0.5% Bile salt Powder after incubation at 35-37°C for 18-24 hours.
Luxuriant / bile ppt.
Best Before : 36 Months
Storage : Hygroscopic by nature, store the material below 25 ºC, protect from direct sunlight