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Lonza™ Ultraglutamine I Supplement

Substitute for L-glutamine on an equimolar basis for most adherent and suspension cultures.  Lonza™ Ultraglutamine I Supplement avoids accumulation of toxic ammonia produced by spontaneous degradation in the medium.

Manufacturer:  Lonza™ BE17605E/U1

Catalog No. BE17605EU1

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  • An extremely stable dipeptide form of L-glutamine (alanyl-L-glutamine); provides controlled glutamine delivery
  • Supplied in normal saline at a concentration of 200mM
  • Autoclavable (121°C, 20 minutes) with no significant breakdown
  • Substitute for L-glutamine on an equimolar basis for most adherent and suspension cultures
  • A cellular adapation period is not required and growth of most cell types is comparable to that obtained with L-glutamine
  • It is cleaved into L-glutamine and the respectively associated amino acid by aminopeptidases present in the cell and in serum
  • A period of adaption may be required for use in serum-free applications
  • No need to add L-glutamine just prior to use

  • These products are for research use only
  • Not approved for human or veterinary use, for application to humans or animals, or for use in clinical or in vitro procedures

  • Ammonia sensitive systems (bioreactors)
  • Long term toxicity studies
  • Long incubations without feeding (cloning assays)



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