Vegetable Peptone Broth (TSB Vegetable) is a non-animal Trypticasein Soy Broth medium very rich in nutrients for general use in microbiological laboratories. It supports the abundant growth of fastidious organisms such as pneumococci, streptococci, Neisseriae, etc. The medium is used frequently in many procedures of diagnostic research or microbiology. It is used for the isolation and sensitivity testing of all types of pathogens, and for the production of antigens for agglutination and serological tests. The peptone used in this broth is from non-animal origin and conforms to the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology. Dextrose is the fermentable carbohydrate providing carbon and energy. Sodium chloride supplies essential electrolytes for transport and osmotic balance. Dipotassium phosphate is a buffering agent.
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