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Gibco™ Neurobasal™-A Medium, minus phenol red

Neurobasal™-A Medium, minus phenol red

Manufacturer:  Gibco™ 12349015


Catalog No. 12-349-015

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Neurobasal™-A Medium Minus Phenol Red is a basal media that meets the special requirements of post-natal and adult brain neuronal when used with GIBCO™ B-27™ Supplement, but without Phenol Red. Neurobasal™-A Medium can be used to grow neuronal cells from hippocampus, cortex and other regions of the brain. Neurobasal™-A Medium allows for both long and short term maintenance of homogeneous populations of neuronal cells without the need of an astrocyte feeder layer.

Use Neurobasal™-A Medium Minus Phenol Red for applications in which the presence of Phenol Red will interfere with your results.

Add Your Own Supplements
All Neurobasal™ media contain no L-glutamine, L-glutamic acid, or aspartic acid. Neurobasal™ media must be supplemented with 0.5 mM L-glutamine or GlutaMAX™-I Supplement and either a serum-free supplement (such as B-27™ Supplement or N-2 Supplement), or with serum. For initial plating, you should add 25μM glutamic acid.

Quality Control Testing
All Neurobasal™ media are tested for pH, osmolality, endotoxin, and the absence of bacterial and fungal contamination.

We also provide Neurobasal™ -A Medium with Phenol Red.

Neurobasal™-A Medium is optimized for post-natal and adult brain neurons. For growing pre-natal and embryonic neurons, we provide Neurobasal™ Medium.

See the entire Neurobasal™ product line.

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For Research Use Only. Not intended for any animal or human therapeutic or diagnostic use.

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Neurobasal Medium
12 Months From Date of Manufacture
Neuronal Cell Culture
Store in refrigerator (2–8°C) and protect from light.
Endotoxin, Performance, Sterility, Osmolality, pH
No Phenol Red
Neural Cells
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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.