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Gibco™ MEM, no glutamine, no phenol red Non-distribution product as customer accommodation. Greener Choice Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Minimum Essential Medium is commonly used of all cell culture media

Manufacturer:  Gibco™ 51200038

Catalog No. 51-200-038


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Description

Description

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. MEM was developed by Harry Eagle, and was based on his earlier formulation of Basal Medium Eagle (BME). Many other modifications of MEM followed, including Glasgow's MEM, MEM α, DMEM, and Temin's Modification.

  • Available with Earle's salts for use in CO2 incubator, or with Hank's salts for use without CO2
  • Modified as follows: without L-glutamine, HEPES, phenol red
  • Made with Earle's salts
  • Cntains 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
  • Sustainable packaging

Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture

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Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Specifications

Specifications

Storage conditions: 2-8° C. Protect from light
Shipping conditions: Ambient
Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture
No HEPES
Standard Serum Supplementation
No Sodium Pyruvate
Liquid
No Phenol Red
Low Glucose
Gibco®
Room Temperature
500 ml
No Glutamine
SDS
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