Cultivate and isolate fastidious and nonfastidious microorganisms using Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ Heart Infusion Broth. In the first media meat infusions were included for the cultivation of bacteria1. Huntoon prepared a medium using fresh beef heart and peptone which was known as Heart Infusion Broth. He demonstrated that without the addition of enrichment such as animal blood, it could be used to support the growth of nutritionally fastidious microorganisms.
|Certifications/Compliance||Industrial Reference: BAM, COMPF.|
|Description||Heart Infusion Broth|
|Format||15mm x 103mm Tube|
|Product Type||Microbiology Media|
|Quantity||10 x 5 mL|
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|R061032||Each||10 x 5 mL||Request A Quote|
This medium contains beef heart infusion and casein peptone that supply nitrogenous compounds and amino acids necessary for the growth of nutritionally fastidious bacteria. Sodium chloride provides essential electrolytes and maintains osmotic equilibrium. Yeast extract is a source of energy and to enhance the bacterial growth it supplies B vitamins.