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BAM Media M123: Phenylalanine Deaminase Agar

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Phenylalanine Deaminase Agar

Yeast extract3 g
L-Phenylalanine or1 g
DL-Phenylalanine2 g
Na2HPO41 g
NaCl5 g
Agar12 g
Distilled water1 liter


Heat gently to dissolve agar. Tube and autoclave 10 min at 121°C. Incline tubes to obtain long slant. Final pH, 7.3 ± 0.2.


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