Lab Lemco

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'Lab Lemco' Powder is a refined meat extract that is very light in color and has been in production since 1865.[1] This product is used in a wide range of bacteriological growth media. It has growth-promoting qualities for the culturing of cells in laboratories[2], and is much easier to handle than most other meat extracts. [3]

Lemco refers to the original producer of the meat extract, the Liebig's Extract of Meat Company.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Alison Smith, Marketing Manager, Oxoid. "History of the agar plate" (Web). Article. labnews.co.uk. Retrieved August 27, 2009.
  2. ^ Waterworth, Pamela M. (March 1972). "The lethal effect of tryptone-soya broth". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 25 (3): 227–228. PMID 4622999.
  3. ^ http://www.oxoid.com/UK/blue/prod_detail/prod_detail.asp?pr=LP0029