Grace's Insect Medium, Supplemented, was originally designed for the growth of cells from the Australian Emperor Gum Moth, Antherea eucalypti
. Grace's Supplemented Insect Medium is now widely used for the growth of Spodeptera frugiperda
cells, Sf9 and Sf21.
Sf9 and Sf21 cells are routinely used to express recombinant protein using the Baculovirus Expression Vector System (BEVS). We offer a variety of Gibco® media options for a range of insect cell culture applications
This Grace's Insect Medium contains lactalbumin hydrolysate, yeastolate, L-glutamine, and sodium bicarbonate. The complete formulation
is available. Grace's Supplemented Insect Medium contains lactalbumin hydrolysate and yeastolate not commonly found in the unsupplemented version.Dual site cGMP manufacturing and quality system
Gibco® Grace's Supplemented 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 an identical product made in our Scotland facility (11605-045). This facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard.
Grace's Supplemented Insect Medium contains lactalbumin hydrolysate and yeastolate, and is commonly supplemented with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum
(FBS) before use. Grace's Supplemented Insect Medium requires ambient CO2
in order to maintain physiological pH.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.