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Gibco™ MEM α, GlutaMAX™ Supplement, no nucleosides DFS Item

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

Manufacturer:  Gibco™ LS32561037

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Catalog No. 32561037



Requires : Supplementation

Description

Description

MEM α can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including keratinocytes, primary rat astrocytes, and human melanoma cells.

  • Modification of Minimum Essential Medium (MEM) that contains non-essential amino acids, sodium pyruvate, lipoic acid, vitamin B12, biotin, and ascorbic acid
  • Modified as follows: with phenol red, GlutaMAX™: without ribonucleosides, deoxyribonucleosides
  • Gibco MEM α with GlutaMAX™ supplement minimizes toxic ammonia build-up and improves cell viability and growth in an easy-to-use format
  • 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

Specifications

Specifications

Storage conditions: 2-8° C. Protect from light
Shipping conditions: Ambient
Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture
No HEPES
500mL
Room Temperature
500 ml
GlutaMAX™-I
Low Glucose
Gibco®, GlutaMAX™
Standard Serum Supplementation
Sodium Pyruvate
Liquid
Phenol Red
SDS
Documents

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.