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Gibco™ IMDM, powder

Iscove's Modified Dulbecco's Medium is well suited for rapidly proliferating, high-density cell cultures including Jurkat, COS-7, and macrophage cells

Manufacturer:  Gibco™ 12200036


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Catalog No. 12-200-036

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  • Iscove's Modified Dulbecco's Medium (IMDM) is well suited for rapidly proliferating, high-density cell cultures, including Jurkat, COS-7, and macrophage cells
  • Store at 2°C to 8°C

Modified as follows:

  • With: L-glutamine, phenol red
  • Without: α-thioglycerol, 2-mercaptoethanol

Using IMDM

  • IMDM, a modification of Dulbecco's Modified Eagle Medium, includes selenium as well as additional amino acids and vitamins
  • In addition, this unique medium lacks iron, with potassium nitrate replacing ferric nitrate
  • It contains no proteins, lipids, or growth factors therefore IMDM requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS)
  • IMDM uses a sodium bicarbonate buffer system (3.024 g/L), and therefore requires a 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH
  • Powder forms of Gibco™ cell culture medium require sodium bicarbonate supplementation, pH adjustment, and filtration at the time of preparation

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IMDM (Iscove's Modified Dulbecco's Medium)
Storage conditions: 2-8° C
Shipping conditions: Ambient
Shelf life: 36 months from date of manufacture
36 Months From Date of Manufacture
Phenol Red, L-Glutamine
High Glucose
Jurkat, COS-7, and macrophage cells
IMDM (Iscove's Modified Dulbecco's Medium)
Room Temperature
Phenol Red
10 x 1 L
α-Thioglycerol, 2-Mercaptoethanol
Sodium Pyruvate
Animal Origin-Free
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