RPMI 1640 Medium, GlutaMAX™ Liquid Supplement Non-distribution product as customer accommodation. Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Originally developed to culture human leukemic cells in suspension and as a monolayer

Manufacturer: Gibco 61870036

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Catalog No. 61-870-036

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    Format Liquid
    Formulation Biotin, Calcium nitrate (Ca(NO3)2 4H2O), Choline chloride, D-Calcium pantothenate, D-Glucose (Dextrose), Folic Acid, Glutathione (reduced), Glycine, L-Alanyl-Glutamine, L-Arginine, L-Asparagine, L-Aspartic acid, L-Cystine, L-Glutamic Acid, L-Histidine, L-Hydroxyproline, L-Isoleucine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine hydrochloride, L-Methionine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Proline, L-Serine, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, L-Tyrosine, L-Valine, Magnesium Sulfate (MgSO4-7H2O), Niacinamide, Para-Aminobenzoic Acid, Phenol Red, Potassium Chloride (KCl), Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3), Sodium Chloride (NaCl), Sodium Phosphate dibasic (Na2HPO4) anhydrous, Thiamine hydrochloride, Vitamin B12, i-Inositol
    Packaging Sustainable packaging
    Quantity 500mL
    Storage Requirements Storage: 2-8° C. Protect from light. Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture
    With Additives No Sodium Pyruvate; GlutaMAX™-I; Phenol Red

    RPMI 1640 Medium (Roswell Park Memorial Institute 1640 Medium) has since been found suitable for a variety of mammalian cells, including HeLa, Jurkat, MCF-7, PC12, PBMC, astrocytes, and carcinomas.

    • Unique from other media because it contains the reducing agent glutathione and high concentrations of vitamins
    • Contains biotin, vitamin B12, and PABA, which are not found in Eagle's Minimal Essential Medium or Dulbecco's Modified Eagle Medium
    • Vitamins inositol and choline are present in high concentrations
    • Contains GlutaMAX supplement minimizes toxic ammonia build-up and improves cell viability and growth in an easy-to-use format
    • Modified as follows: with GlutaMAX™, phenol red; without HEPES. RPMI 1640 medium contains no proteins, lipids, or growth factors
    • Requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS)
    • Uses sodium bicarbonate buffer system (2.0g/L) and therefore requires a 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH
    • Sustainable packaging

    Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture

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