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MEM DFS Item


Minimum Essential Medium is one of the most commonly used of all cell culture media

Manufacturer: life technologies  11095114

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Catalog No. 11095114

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Format Liquid
Formulation Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) (anhyd.), Choline chloride, D-Calcium pantothenate, Folic Acid, L-Arginine hydrochloride, L-Cystine 2HCl, L-Glutamine, L-Histidine hydrochloride-H2O, L-Isoleucine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine hydrochloride, L-Methionine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, L-Tyrosine disodium salt dihydrate, L-Valine, Magnesium Sulfate (MgSO4) (anhyd.), Niacinamide, Potassium Chloride (KCl), Pyridoxal hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3), Sodium Chloride (NaCl), Sodium Phosphate monobasic (NaH2PO4-H2O), Thiamine hydrochloride, i-Inositol
Packaging Sustainable packaging
Quantity 6 x 1000mL
Storage Requirements Storage: 2-8° C. Protect from light. Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture
With Additives No Sodium Pyruvate; Low Glucose; L-Glutamine; Phenol Red

MEM can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including HeLa, BHK-21, 293, HEP-2, HT-1080, MCF-7, fibroblasts, and primary rat astrocytes.

  • Available with Earle's salts for use in CO2 incubator, or with Hank's salts for use without CO2
  • It is modified as follows: with L-glutamine, phenol red; without HEPES
  • 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
  • Sustainable packaging

Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture

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