MEM, GlutaMAX™ Supplement Non-distribution product as customer accommodation. Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Minimum Essential Medium is one of the most commonly used of all cell culture media

Manufacturer: Gibco 41090101

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Catalog No. 41-090-101

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    Format Liquid
    Formulation Calcium Chloride (CaCl2-2H2O), Choline chloride, D-Calcium pantothenate, Folic Acid, L-Alanyl-Glutamine, L-Arginine hydrochloride, L-Cystine, L-Histidine hydrochloride-H2O, L-Isoleucine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine hydrochloride,
    Packaging Sustainable packaging
    Quantity 10 x 500mL
    Storage Requirements Storage: 2-8° C. Protect from light. Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture
    With Additives No Sodium Pyruvate; Low Glucose; GlutaMAX™-I; Phenol Red

    Minimum Essential Medium (MEM) is one of the most commonly used of all cell culture media. MEM can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including HeLa, BHK-21, 293, HEP-2, HT-1080, MCF-7, fibroblasts, and primary rat astrocytes.

    • Available with Earle's salts for use in CO2 incubator, or with Hank's salts for use without CO2
    • Gibco MEM with GlutaMAX supplement minimizes toxic ammonia build-up and improves cell viability and growth in easy-to-use format
    • Modified as follows: with GlutaMAX™, phenol red; without HEPES
    • Made with Earle's salts
    • Contains no proteins, lipids, or growth factors
    • Requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS)
    • Uses sodium bicarbonate buffer system (2.2g/L) and therefore requires 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH

    Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture

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