The 3M™ Mini Flip-Top Vial with 9 mL MRS Broth is a leak-resistant plastic cylinder with a flip-open lid that seals securely for safe shipping and handling.
It is ready to use and filled with 9 mL of MRS Broth, which is an ideal diluent for food, beverage, and environmental samples and a cost-effective alternative to mixing in-house. The solution is decontaminated through gamma irradiation for long shelf life. The handy flip-top style provides a fast, easy and reliable bottle for sample handling. It opens with one hand and stays open for easy sample additions, making it ideal for sample processing while the convenient-size vial saves on lab space. This product is made in the USA and is ISO 9001:2008 certified for quality assurance. It is intended for lab use only.
MRS Broth is used for the cultivation of lactobacilli and is based on the formulations of deMan, Rogosa and Sharpe (MRS). This medium supports luxuriant growth of lactobacilli from oral, fecal, dairy, and other sources. It contains sodium acetate, which suppresses the growth of many competing bacteria and other extracts along with peptone provide sources of carbon, nitrogen and vitamins for general bacterial growth.