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Chemical Agar

Name Agar
CAS Type 1 Name Agar
CAS Registry Number 9002-18-0
Definition A complex sulfated polymer of galactose units, extracted from Gelidium cartilagineum, Gracilaria confervoides, and related red algae. It is used as a gel in the preparation of solid culture media for microorganisms, as a bulk laxative, in making emulsions, and as a supporting medium for immunodiffusion and immunoelectrophoresis.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D000362
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ChemicalsCarbohydrates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polysaccharides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Galactans Agar

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  Chromocult enterococci agar
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