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Minimum Essential Medium (MEM)

Catalog # 17-305-CV
Pack Size: 6 x 500 mL
$120.20
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with Earle's salts, without L-glutamine and phenol red



Technical Advantage:  Product manufactured under industry-leading standards for low endotoxin content and superior results.

Minimum Essential Medium (MEM) is a common cell culture medium developed from early work using Basal Medium Eagle (BME) with normal mammalian fibroblasts and certain subtypes of HeLa cells.  This research indicated that additions made to BME aided cell propagation.  MEM is modified with higher concentrations of amino acids to more closely approximate the protein composition of mammalian cells.  When supplemented with serum, MEM has been used for cultivation of a wide variety of cells grown in monolayers, such as fibroblasts.  This formulation contains Earle's salts and does not contain L-glutamine and phenol red.

-  Complete Certificate of Analysis available for each production lot, along with full formulation information