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Gibco™ Opti-MEM™ Reduced Serum Medium, Powder DFS Item

An improved Minimal Essential Medium that allows for a reduction of Fetal Bovine Serum supplementation by at least 50% with no change to growth rate or morphology

$294.00 - $354.00


Format Powder
Storage Requirements Storage: 2-8° C. Shelf life: 30 months from date of manufacture
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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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22600134 Life Technologies
10L Each for $294.00
22600050 Life Technologies
10 x 1L Each for $354.00


Opti-MEM is also recommended for use with cationic lipid transfection reagents, such as Lipofectamine™ reagent. Opti-MEM 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 is modified as follows: with L-glutamine, phenol red
  • Unique media that contains insulin, transferrin, hypoxanthine, thymidine, and trace elements
  • These additional components allow for a 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
  • 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, Plasmid Transfection, RNAi Transfection, Synthetic siRNA Transfection, Transfection, shRNA and miR RNAi Plasmid Transfection

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Storage: 2-8° C. Shelf life: 30 months from date of manufacture