How do I make nutrient agar

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Krithisha
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How do I make nutrient agar

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Hey! I'm doing this project in school where I need to grow bacteria. I need to make my own liquid agar, but I can't find a trustable source that provides some. Is there a way to make nutrient agar out of normal agar powder? I don't have much time, so I don't want to have to start over.
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Re: How do I make nutrient agar

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It's very smart that you're searching for reliable sources! I found a procedure on sciencing.com that is targeted towards middle and high school students. After a bit of research, it seems as if this website is a highly informational and reliable source. I've attached the procedure below.

https://sciencing.com/make-agar-gel-pow ... 70363.html

Let us know if you have any other questions!

Good luck,
Chloe
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Re: How do I make nutrient agar

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Thank you for answering. I was worried I would run out of time, but this information just saved me. I will look at the website. Once again thank you so much for your help.
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