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n 1: any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent [syn:
2: a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture
media and as a gelling agent in foods [syn: agar-agar]
English → English (gcide)
agar \a"gar\, n. [See agar-agar.]
1. common shortened form of agar-agar.
Syn: gelose, agar-agar.
2. 1 any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent;
-- used especially with a modifying prefix, as, EMB agar.
The term is applied both to the dehydrated medium powder
containing agar and to the gelatinous medium prepared from
Syn: nutrient agar
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC] ||
Agar-agar \A`gar-a"gar\, n. [Ceylonese local name.]
1. A fucus or seaweed much used in the East for soups and
jellies; Ceylon moss (Gracilaria lichenoides).
2. A gelatinlike substance, or a solution of it, prepared
from certain seaweeds containing gelose (such as Ceylon
moss, Gracilaria lichenoides or other seaweeds of the
genera Gelidium, Ceramium, Pterocladia, and
Eucheuma), and used for solidifying growth media in the
artificial cultivation of bacteria, or as a gelling agent
in foods; -- usually called simply agar, by
Note: In composition it is predominantly a polysaccharide,
and is not degraded by most bacteria. It thus almost
completely replaced the earlier protein-based gelatins
used for fixing bacterial colonies on culture plates,
as the gelatins were often dissolved by the proteolytic
enzymes common in bacteria.
Syn: gelose, agar.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]