||Bile Salts No. 3 is a mixture of the two salts, sodium cholate and sodium deoxycholate, which was developed specifically for microbiological applications and is manufactured in large quantities at NZP.
||361-09-1 (NaC); 302-95-4 (NaD)
||C24H39NaO5.xH2O (NaC); C24H39NaO4.xH2O (NaD);
||430.55 (NaC); 414.55 (NaD)
|Use of Chemical
||Used in microbiological culture media. A major use is in clinical microbiology to selectively grow faecal staphylococci and streptococci (MacConkey Agar CM7/7b).
||Soluble in water.