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Gibco® AmnioMAX™ - II Complete Medium is a fully-supplemented medium developed for the short term culture of human amniotic fluid cells for cytogenetic studies and in vitro diagnostic procedures.

Gibco® AmnioMAX™ - II Complete Medium features:

• Ready-to-use format
• Quality and performance testing
• Unique, optimized formulation

Ready-to-use format
Gibco® AmnioMAX™ - II Complete Medium is a frozen, 1X medium, ready to use upon thawing. No supplementation is required. Thawed medium can be stored at 2–8°C for up to ten days.

Quality and performance testing
Every lot of Gibco® AmnioMAX™ - II Complete Medium is performance tested by a certified US reference cytogenetics laboratory to ensure consistently superior performance. Pooled primary human amniotic fluid samples are cultured for six days in Gibco® AmnioMAX™ - II Complete Medium before measuring the total number of colonies and total number of mitotic colonies. In addition, each lot is tested for sterility, pH and osmolality.

Unique, optimized formulation
Gibco® AmnioMAX™ - II Complete Medium contains Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), gentamicin, and L-glutamine to maximize cell attachment and growth. This optimized medium also has an enhanced buffering system that provides greater pH stability during culture manipulations.

Product Use
For in vitro diagnostic use.

cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
Gibco® AmnioMAX™ - II Complete Medium is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility, located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.
WARNING: Cancer –
For In Vitro Diagnostic Use.


Cell Type: Amniocytes
Form: Liquid
Glutamine: L-Glutamine
Included Antibiotics: Gentamicin
Product Line: AmnioMAX™
Product Size: 100 mL
Green Features: Sustainable packaging
Shipping Condition: Dry Ice

Contents & storage

Storage conditions: -5 to -20°C. Protect from light.
Shipping conditions: Frozen
Shelf life: 18 months from date of manufacture if frozen. If stored at 4°C (protected from light): use within 7–10 days once thawed and opened. Extended shelf-life of 50 days if thawed and unopened.


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