PIKA FastOrange Wild Yeast Agar is a culture medium developed to detect wild yeasts and molds in brewing process, and for the quality control of packaged products. The media suppresses growth of bacteria and brewers yeasts, while growing wild yeasts including Diastaticus and Brettanomyces. PCR is recommended for absolute confirmation.
Fast Orange Wild Yeast Agar is provided sterile in ready-to-use bottles. Simply heat the agar in a water bath or microwave, and pour your plates. No autoclaving is necessary.
|Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus|
|Other Wild Yeasts|
Selectivity for Wild Yeasts
FastOrange Wild Yeast Agar successfully grows Diastaticus and Brettanomyces while inhibiting growth of American Ale, German Pilsner, Bavarian Wheat, and German Lager yeasts.
|Compatible Samples||Beer, wine, yeast, filter membranes|
|Growing Conditions||Aerobic, anaerobic|
|Certified for PCR||Yes|
|Incubation Temperature||25 °C|
|Storage Conditions||5 – 25 °C, protect from light|
|Manufacturer||PIKA Weihenstephan||Manufacturer Part #||2039-2|