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Catalog number:  11405081

 Related applications:

Insect Cell Culture

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Gibco® IPL-41 Insect Medium was originally designed for the growth of Spodeptera frugiperda (Sf9) cells and the expression of recombinant Autographa Californica Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus (rAcNPV) using the Baculovirus Expression Vector System (BEVS). We offer a variety of Gibco® Media options for a range of insect cell culture applications.

This IPL-41 Insect Medium is modified as follows:

• L-glutamine • Tryptose phosphate broth
• Sodium bicarbonate • Yeastolate

The complete formulation is available. IPL-41 Insect Medium contains unique components required for insect cell culture, including malic acid, fumaric acid, and alpha-ketoglutaric acid.

Product Use
For Research Use Only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.

Dual Site cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
Gibco® IPL-41 Insect 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. For supply chain continuity, we offer a comparable Gibco® IPL-41 Insect Medium product made in our Scotland facility (11405-057). This facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard.

Gibco® IPL-41 Insect Medium is commonly supplemented with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) before use. IPL-41 Insect Medium requires ambient CO2in order to maintain physiological pH.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Cell Line: Sf21, Sf9
Cell Type: Insect Cells
Form: Liquid
Glutamine: L-Glutamine
Inorganic Salts: Calcium
Product Line: Gibco®
Product Size: 1,000 mL
Green Features: Sustainable packaging
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

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

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