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Gibco™ MEM α, nucleosides, powder Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Minimum Essential Medium is widely used for mammalian cell culture as well as selection for transfected DHFR negative cells

$71.50

Requires: Supplementation


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Description

Description

Minimum Essential Medium (MEM) α can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including keratinocytes, primary rat astrocytes, and human melanoma cells. Life Technologies offers a variety of Gibco MEM α modifications for a range of cell culture applications.This MEM is modified as follows: with ribonucleosides, deoxyribonucleosides, L-glutamine, phenol red; without sodium bicarbonate.

  • Modification of Minimum Essential Medium (MEM) that contains non-essential amino acids, sodium pyruvate, lipoic acid, vitamin B12, biotin, and ascorbic acid
  • Available without nucleosides for use as selection medium for DG44 and other DHFR negative cells
  • Made with Earle's salts
  • 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
  • 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

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Safety and Handling

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Not for human or animal therapeutic use. Uses other than the intended use may be a violation of local law. For in vitro diagnostic use.

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