This product is manufactured in our Grand Island, US facility and is intended for sale in North America, Latin America, and the Asia/Pacific region—higher freight charges will apply to orders shipped elsewhere. An equivalent product, manufactured in Paisley, Scotland, is recommended for our customers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Click to view.

Ham's F-12 Nutrient Mix

Catalog number: 11765054

Gibco™  Related applications: Mammalian Cell Culture

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Description

Ham's F-12 Nutrient Mixture (F-12) was designed for serum-free, single-cell plating of Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells. F-12 has since been used for serum-free growth of CHO cultures as well as serum-supplemented growth of other mammalian cells, including chondrocytes and rat prostate epithelial cells. We offer a variety of F-12 modifications for a range of cell culture applications. Find the right formulation using the media selector tool.

This Ham's F-12 is modified as follows:
With
• L-glutamine
• Phenol Red

The complete formulation is available.

Using F-12
Compared to other basal media, F-12 contains a wider variety of components, including zinc, putrescine, hypoxanthine, and thymidine. F-12 contains no proteins or growth factors. Therefore, F-12 requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). F-12 uses a sodium bicarbonate buffer system (1.176 g/L), and therefore requires a 5–10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH.

cGMP manufacturing and quality system
For supply chain continuity, we manufacture F-12 at two separate facilities; one located in Grand Island, NY and the other in Scotland, UK. Both sites are compliant with cGMP-manufacturing requirements, are certified to ISO 13485, and are registered with the FDA as medical device manufacturers.

Specifications

Form: Liquid
Glutamine: L-Glutamine
HEPES Buffer: No HEPES
Product Size: 500 mL
Volume (Metric): 500 ml
Phenol Red Indicator: Phenol Red
Sodium Pyruvate Additive: Sodium Pyruvate
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Storage conditions: 2°C to 8°C. Protect from light
Shipping conditions: Ambient
Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture

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