Titan biotech provides Peptone in two forms that is powder and paste
The major difference between powder peptone and paste peptone is the shelf life : –
Powder Form- 36 months Paste Form- 24 months
The powder is derived from peptones which are being used in microbiological studies to support the nutritional requirements of microorganisms. This powder is basically a Casein which is milk protein. It is being digested with the enzyme pepsin. The product is in dark tan colour.
Light yellowish to brownish yellow color free-flowing powder having a characteristic odor.
(2% soln. at 25o c)- Soluble in distilled water, clear.
There is no such difference between paste form and powder form of peptone apart from the appearances. The paste is basically a casein which is milk protein. The color of the paste is Light yellowish to brownish color paste having characteristic odour.
A dark tan color thick paste having a characteristic odor but not pungent smell.
Soluble in distilled water, Clear, Insoluble in Alcohol
FEATURES OF PEPTONE
Non-reactive to chemicals
Available in thick paste and Fine powder both
Packed in air tight container
USES OF PEPTONE
USED FOR COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION OF ENZYMES, VACCINES, ANTIBIOTICS, STEROIDS AND OTHER PRODUCTS
USED IN FORMULATION OF MICROBIOLOGICAL CULTURE MEDIA
NECESSARILY USED TO GROW MICRO-ORGANISMS AND CELLS
HELP IN GROWTH OF MOST FASTIDIOUS ORGANISMS FULFILLED BY THE RANGE OF AMINO ACIDS, PEPTIDES, AND PROTEINS IN MIXTURE.
ALSO, USED IN DIAGNOSTICS RESEARCHERS.
IT BRING A RELIABLE AND CONSISTENT SOURCE OF NITROGEN TO MEDIA.
USED IN MICROBIOLOGICAL CULTURE MEDIA TO SUPPORT THE NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF MICROORGANISMS DEHYDRATE.