Culture Media Bases or raw materials are the basic ingredients of any culture media manufactured and supplied by HiMedia. These raw materials are manufactured captively to specified quality performance standards, or by vendors to the same high standards. These culture media bases include a variety of raw materials like agars, beef extract, bile salts, gelatin, casein hydrolysates, liver extracts, malt extract, meat extract, meat infusion, peptones, special peptones, tryptones, tryptose and yeast extract etc. Apart from the various protein, peptides, or amino acid sources as mentioned above, HiMedia also provides a variety of other raw materials required as constituents of media for the growth of bacteria. Gelatin peptone is manufactured and supplied by HiMedia specifically for use in culture media. It is soluble in water, which upon dissolution forms a clear solution.