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Malt

Malt

The seed of barley or other grain, artificially germinated and dried, containing dextrin, maltose, small amounts of glucose, and amylolytic enzymes. Used in the form of an extract as a digestive and flavoring agent.

Origin: a.S. Mealt


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Sucrose vs. Glucose in YEast Fermentation

... I recently conducted an experiment in which I tested different substrates in yeast and which ones would be metabolized most efficiently. I mixed malt syrup (maltose), corn syrup (glucose), and refined sugar (sucrose) into different bottles that each contained one cup of warm water. I sealed each ...

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by Cris1111
Thu Jun 02, 2011 4:37 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sucrose vs. Glucose in YEast Fermentation
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incubation of fungi

malt extract will prob be adequate. How do you plan to id - and th what extent (genus, species?)

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by JorgeLobo
Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:17 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubation of fungi
Replies: 25
Views: 22016

incubation of fungi

Malt extract agar

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by stopherlogic
Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:24 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubation of fungi
Replies: 25
Views: 22016

Re: A question pertaining on testing amylase

It might be interesting to compare the amylase activity of human saliva with amylase from a different source, for example malt. I've not done this; has anyone here tried measuring amylase activity in malt? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malt

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by jonmoulton
Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:45 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A question pertaining on testing amylase
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Views: 2412

Best general purpose media?

It;s hard to imagine that anyone wgo had worked in microbiology would not be familiar with nutrient agar. Malt agar is not a good general purpose medium. I recommend trypticase soy agar as recommended for general recovery by FDA.

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by JorgeLobo
Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:17 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Best general purpose media?
Replies: 7
Views: 9060
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