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GCM14.0500 - YPD Agar, 500g



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YPD Agar is a dehydrated powder for the preparation of nutritionally rich solid medium (plates) for the growth and maintenance of developing yeast in molecular biology studies. This includes the cultivation of (recombinant) Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Pichia pastoris. YPD Agar contains glucose (dextrose), which favors the growth of yeast. Peptone and Yeast Extract are the sources for nitrogen, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids essential for growth.

Formulation (g/L)

  • Peptone: 20.00
  • Yeast Extract: 10.00
  • Dextrose: 20.00
  • Bacteriological Agar: 15.00
  • Final pH (25°C): 6.5 ± 0.2



  • Optimized for maintenance and growth of developing yeast
  • Contains glucose (dextrose)
  • Prepares solid medium



  • YPD Agar, 500g