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BAM Media M181: Yeast Extract (YE) Agar

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Yeast Extract (YE) Agar

Proteose peptone10 g
Yeast extract3.0 g
NaCl5.0 g
Agar15.0 g
Distilled water1 liter


Adjust pH to 7.2-7.4. Autoclave at 121°C for 15 min.


Hypertext Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.