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Pancreatic Digest of Casein 2 (Peptone C2)

Pancreatic Digest of Casein 2 (Peptone C 2) is an enzymatic digest of casein for use in preparing microbiological culture media.

Pancreatic Digest of Casein 2 is recommended for preparing media where an enzymatic hydrolyzed casein is desired. Pancreatic Digest of Casein 2 is used to support the growth of fastidious microorganisms. The high tryptophan content of Pancreatic Digest of Casein 2 is valuable for use in detecting indole production. This media ingredient is biologically free of carbohydrates, and is recommended for fermentation studies. Nitrate reduction can also be determined using Pancreatic Digest of Casein 2.

Pancreatic Digest of Casein is recommended for preparing media for sterility testing according to US Pharmacopeia XXIII (USP). Several media containing Pancreatic Digest of Casein are specified in standard methods for multiple applications.