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Gibco™ Opti-MEM™ I Reduced Serum Medium DFS Item

Opti-MEM™ I Reduced-Serum Medium is an improved Minimal Essential Medium (MEM) that allows for a reduction of Fetal Bovine Serum supplementation by at least 50% with no change in growth rate or morphology.

$30.94 - $764.00


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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity  
31985062 View Documents Gibco™
100mL Each for $30.94
31985070 View Documents Gibco™
500mL Each for $84.75
31985088 View Documents Gibco™
10 x 500mL Each for $764.00


Opti-MEMI medium is also recommended for use with cationic lipid transfection reagents, such as Lipofectamine™ reagent. Opti-MEM I medium can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including Sp2, AE-1, CHO, BHK-21, HEK, and primary fibroblasts.

  • Opti-MEM I is modified as follows: with L-glutamine, phenol red
  • Unique medium that contains insulin, transferrin, hypoxanthine, thymidine, and trace elements
  • Additional components allow for reduction in serum supplementation by at least 50%
  • Uses sodium bicarbonate buffer system (2.4g/L), and therefore requires a 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH
  • Sustainable packaging

Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture, Plasmid Transfection, RNAi Transfection, Synthetic siRNA Transfection, Transfection, shRNA and miR RNAi Plasmid Transfection

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