agar

A polysaccharide complex extracted from seaweed (Rhodophyceae) and used as an inert support for the growth of cells, particularly bacteria and some cancer cell lines (eg. sloppy agar).

agar

(Variation and inheritance) gel made from algae which provides an ideal growth medium

Agar

A polysaccharide obtained from certain seaweeds. Agar forms a gel with water, and is used at a concentration of 1.5-2.0% to solidify media used for culturing micro-organisms.

agar

Mixture of polysaccharides derived from red algae that forms a gel at temperatures below about 40C. Used as a support medium, when supplemented by appropriate buffers and/or nutrients and other ingredients, for the production of microbial cultures, overlaying tissue culture cells, electrophoresis, etc.
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agar

[n] - any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent 2. [n] - a colloidal extract of algae
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Agar

a gelatin like substance obtained from seaweed; used in impression materials.
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Agar

A gel made from seaweed used to make salt bridges.
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agar

A gel made from seaweed used to make salt bridges.
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agar

<cell culture, chemical, microbiology> This gelatinous material, an extract from red algae (mainly Gelidium and Gracilaria species), is most frequently used as a culture medium, especially for bacteria. It is also used as a thickener in foods, but humans cannot digest it. ... (06 May 1997) ...
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agar

agar-agar noun a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
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agar

noun any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
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agar

(ag´ahr) a dried hydrophilic, colloidal substance extracted from various species of red algae. It is used in cultures for bacteria and other microorganisms, in making emulsions, and as a supporting medium in procedures such as immunodiffusion and electrophoresis. Because of its bulk it is also used in medicines to...
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Agar

(from the article `Memmi, Albert`) ...first novel, La Statue de sel (1953; `The Pillar of Salt`), a work for which he received the Prix de Carthage and the Prix Fénéon. Subsequent ...
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agar

gelatin-like product made primarily from the algae Gelidium and Gracilaria (red seaweeds). Best known as a solidifying component of bacteriological ... [6 related articles]
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agar

Type: Term Pronunciation: ah′gar, ā′gar Definitions: 1. A complex polysaccharide (a sulfated galactan) derived from seaweed (various red algae); used as a solidifying agent in culture media; it has the valuable properties of melting at 100°C, but not of solidifying until 49°C. Synthetic agars are also available. &nb...
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agar

Also called agar-agar, a gelatinous product prepared from the algae Gracilaria and Gelidium. It dissolves in hot water, the solution gelling on cooling (see colloid. Its main use is as a thickener in bacteria culture and in cooking.
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agar

agar (ä'gär, ā'–, ăg'är) , product obtained from several species of red algae, or seaweed, chiefly from the Ceylon, or Jaffna, moss (Gracilaria lichenoides) and species of Gelidium, harvested in eastern Asia and California. Chemically, agar is a polymer m...
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Agar

Agar (ā'gur) , the same as Hagar.
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Agar

Agar is a laxative substance obtained from seaweed.
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agar

Jellylike carbohydrate, obtained from seaweeds. It is used mainly in microbiological experiments as a culture medium for growing bacteria and other micro-organisms. The agar is resistant to breakdown by micro-organisms, remaining a solid jelly throughout the course of the experiment
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agar

a polysaccharide obtained from the cell walls of some red algae. Used much the same as alginates (see below).
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Agar

[disambiguation] Agar is a gelatinous substance with culinary and microbiological uses. Agar may also refer to: ==Places== ==Other uses== ...
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Agar

Agar (pronounced ər, `{Respell|AH|gər}`) or agar-agar (ər, `{Respell|AH|gər|AH|gər}`) is a gelatinous substance, obtained from algae and discovered in the late 1650s or early 1660s by Minoya Tarozaemon (美濃屋 太郎左衛門) in Japan, where it is called Kanten. Agar is derived from the polysaccharide agarose, which forms the supporti...
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AGAR

a gelatin like substance obtained from seaweed; used in impression materials.
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Agar

A vegetable gelatin made from various kinds of algae or seaweed. The algae are collected, bleached and dried. Then the gelatin substance is extracted with water and made into flakes, granules, powder or strips which are brittle when dry. Primarily used as a thickening agent.
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