Tryptone is an enzymatic digest of casein for use in preparing microbiological culture media in a laboratory setting. Tryptone is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.

Tryptone is an enzymatic digest of casein used as a nitrogen source in culture media. Casein is the main protein of milk and a rich source of amino-acid nitrogen. Tryptone is rich in tryptophane, making it valuable for use in detecting indole production. The absence of detectable levels of carbohydrates in Tryptone makes it a suitable peptone in differentiating bacteria on the basis of their ability to ferment various carbohydrates.

Several media containing Tryptone are specified in standard methods for multiple applications.

Order Details

Product # Product Description
7351A Tryptone, 500 g
7351T Tryptone, 5 kg
7351C Tryptone, 10 kg

Reference Material

7351 - Tryptone, Product Information Sheet [English] [Portuguese]
7351 - Tryptone, Safety Data Sheet [Danish] [Dutch] [English] [English] [EU English] [Finnish] [French] [German] [Hungarian] [Italian] [Portuguese] [Spanish, Mexico] [Swedish]

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