Opti-MEM™ Reduced Serum Medium, Powder Non-distribution product as customer accommodation. Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

An improved Minimal Essential Medium that allows for a reduction of Fetal Bovine Serum supplementation by at least 50% with no change to growth rate or morphology

Manufacturer: Gibco 22600050

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Catalog No. 22-600-050

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    Format Powder
    Quantity 10 x 1L
    Storage Requirements Storage: 2-8° C. Shelf life: 30 months from date of manufacture
    With Additives L-Glutamine; Phenol Red

    Opti-MEM is also recommended for use with cationic lipid transfection reagents, such as Lipofectamine™ reagent. Opti-MEM can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including Sp2, AE-1, CHO, BHK-21, HEK, and primary fibroblasts.

    • Opti-MEM is modified as follows: with L-glutamine, phenol red
    • Unique media that contains insulin, transferrin, hypoxanthine, thymidine, and trace elements
    • These additional components allow for a reduction in serum supplementation by at least 50%
    • Uses sodium bicarbonate buffer system (2.4g/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
      • Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture, Plasmid Transfection, RNAi Transfection, Synthetic siRNA Transfection, Transfection, shRNA and miR RNAi Plasmid Transfection

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