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Gibco™ MEM (Richter's Modification), No Phenol Red, No Gentamycin, Liquid Non-distribution product as customer accommodation. Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only. Green Product

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

Manufacturer:  Gibco™ A1048801

Catalog No. A1048801


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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. Life Technologies offers a variety of Gibco MEM modifications for a range of cell culture applications.

  • Modified formulation of Eagle's MEM that contains iron, zinc, putrescine, fatty acids, and gentamycin, high concentrations of both choline chloride and i-Inositol
  • It was further modified with L-glutamine, without gentamicin sulfate, and without phenol red
  • Modified as follows: with L-glutamine, proline, sodium pyruvate, zinc; without phenol red, gentamycin, HEPES, insulin
  • 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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Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Compliance

Gibco Richter's MEM is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility, located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.

Specifications

Specifications

Liquid
500mL
Low Glucose; L-Glutamine; No Phenol Red
Biotin, Calcium Chloride (CaCl2-2H2O), Choline chloride, D-Calcium pantothenate, D-Glucose (Dextrose), Ferric Chloride 6H2O, Folic Acid, L-Arginine, L-Asparagine, L-Cystine, L-Glutamine, L-Histidine hydrochloride-H2O, L-Isoleucine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine hydrochloride, L-Methionine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Serine, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, L-Tyrosine, L-Valine, Linoleic Acid, Lipoic Acid, Magnesium Chloride (MgCl2-6H2O), Magnesium Sulfate (MgSO4-7H2O), Niacinamide, Potassium Chloride (KCl), Putrescine 2HCl, Pyridoxal hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3), Sodium Chloride (NaCl), Sodium Phosphate monobasic (NaH2PO4-H2O), Sodium Pyruvate, Thiamine hydrochloride, Vitamin B12, Zinc sulfate (ZnSO4-7H2O), i-Inositol
Storage: 2 – 8°C. Protect from light. Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture
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