Gibco™

MEM α, nucleosides

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Catalog number: 12571071
Gibco™

MEM α, nucleosides

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Catalog number: 12571071
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12571071
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10 x 500 mL
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MEM α (Minimum Essential Medium α) is widely used for mammalian cell culture as well as selection for transfected DHFR-negative cells. MEM α can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including keratinocytes, primary rat astrocytes, and human melanoma cells. We offer a variety of MEM α modifications for a range of cell culture applications. Find the right formulation using the media selector tool.

This MEM α is modified as follows:
With
• Ribonucleosides
• Deoxyribonucleosides
• Phenol Red
• L-glutamine

The complete formulation is available.

Using MEM α
MEM α is a modification of Minimum Essential Medium (MEM) that contains non-essential amino acids, sodium pyruvate, lipoic acid, vitamin B12, biotin, and ascorbic acid. MEM α is available without nucleosides for use as a selection medium for DG44 and other DHFR-negative cells. This product is made with Earle’s salts. MEM α contains no proteins, lipids, or growth factors. Therefore, MEM α requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). MEM α uses a sodium bicarbonate buffer system (2.2 g/L), and therefore requires a 5–10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH.

cGMP manufacturing and quality system
MEM α 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 MEM α product made in our Scotland facility (22571-020). This facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard.
For Research Use or Further Manufacturing. Not for diagnostic use or direct administration into humans or animals.

Specifications

Concentration
1X
Product Type
MEM α (Minimum Essential Medium α)
Sterility
Sterile-filtered
Serum Supplementation
Standard Serum Supplementation
Volume (Metric)
500 ml
Product Line
Gibco™
Form
Liquid
Glutamine
L-Glutamine
Phenol Red Indicator
Phenol Red
Shelf Life
12 Months From Date of Manufacture
Green Features
Sustainable packaging
Quantity
10 x 500mL
Cell Type
primary rat astrocytes
With Additives
Ribonucleosides, Deoxyribonucleosides, Phenol Red, L-Glutamine
Glucose
Low Glucose
Sodium Pyruvate Additive
Sodium Pyruvate
Cell Line
HeLa, BHK-21, 293, HEP-2, HT-1080, MCF-7, and fibroblasts
Classification
Animal Origin-Free
Solution Type
MEM α (Minimum Essential Medium α)
HEPES Buffer
No HEPES

Contents & Storage

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