Advertise with us Inquiry Sitemap
Indian Scientific Instrument

Petri Dish

Home > Laboratory Glassware > Petri Dish

A Petri Dish is a shallow dish with a cover that biologists use to culture cells or small moss plants. Also referred to as petri plate or cell culture dish, it was named after German bacteriologist Julius Richard Petri, who invented it while working under Robert Koch. Petri dishes are made of glass or plastic. Glass Petri dishes can be reused by sterilization; however, in experiments where cross-contamination from one experiment to the other is suspected, plastic petri dishes are used as disposables.

Apart from culturing cell, a petri dish is also used to culture bacteria, to view seed germination, or for studying behavior of small animal. A petri dish fit easily under a dissection scope, and is often used as a platform for viewing any small objects.

Featured Companies

Kingsly instrumentation and communication
Digitizers Analyzers, Oscilloscope, Data Recorders, Analyser, Data Loggers, Transient Digitizers, Manufacturers


Ika India Private Limited
Rotary Evaporator, Calorimeters, Magnetic Stirrers, Analytical Equipments, Magnetic Stirrers Without Heating, Exporters



Ohaus Weighing India Pvt. Ltd.
Laboratory Equipments, Moisture Analyzers, Discovery Semi-Micro And Analytical Balances, Voyager Pro Analytical


The Life Sciences
Laboratory pcr, Scientific Instruments, Medical Hospital Autoclave, Industrial BOD Incubator, Suppliers


Attract more buyers and get more
business growth like never before
Tell suppliers exactly what you need
and make your product sourcing easy

Copyright © 2011-12 by All Rights Reserved.