A semi-synthetic medium used for the for the routine cultivation of fungi, especially Aspergillus, Penicillium, and non-sporulating molds.
Sucrose serves as the only source of carbon while sodium nitrate serves as the sole source of nitrogen. Dipotassium phosphate buffers the medium. Magnesium sulphate, potassium chloride, and ferrous sulphate are included as essential ions necessary for growth.
Based on the original formulation by Thom & Church (1926), as modified by Thom & Raper (1945).
|Grams of powder to prepare 1 Liter||50.01|
|Synonyms||Czapek Dox Agar, Czapek's Dox Agar, CZ, CDA|
|Storage Temp.||2 to 8 °C|