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Catalog number:  12610010

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CD DG44 Medium is a chemically defined, protein-free medium optimized for the growth of dihydrofolate reductase deficient (DHFR-) Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells and expression of recombinant proteins in suspension culture. CD DG44 fully chemically defined formulation contains no lysates, hydrolysates, nor proteins or peptide components of animal, plant, or synthetic origin.

When to Use CD DG44 Medium
• You use parental DG44 or DXB11 CHO cells (dhfr-)

When to Consider Another Gibco® Medium

Consider CD FortiCHO™ medium when:
• The cell line you are using is a transfected CHO K1, GS CHO or CHO-S™ cell line
• Maximum batch culture cell densities and protein titers are needed
• You have time to adapt cells into a new medium in an effort to maximize titers
• Cell health at harvest is a priority for downstream processing

Consider CD OptiCHO™ medium when:
• You are using a transfected CHO cell line other than CHO K1, GS CHO or CHO-S™ cell lines
• Optimization of feeding strategies will be part of your base medium selection testing in an effort to maximize productivity
• Your CHO cell line is “finicky," i.e. hard to grow or adapt

Consider CD CHO medium when:
• Your GS CHO cells are recommended to be grown in CD CHO medium
• Your cells have been successfully cultured in CD CHO medium in the past and your process is nearing a regulatory filing (DMF available)

Design Your Own Media Specific to Your Needs
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Caution For Manufacturing processing or repacking


Concentration: 1 X
Cell Line: CHO DG44
Classification: Animal Origin-Free, Chemically Defined, Protein-Free, Serum-Free
Endotoxin Level: Low
Included Antibiotics: No antibiotics
Serum Level: Serum-Free
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sodium Bicarbonate Buffer: Sodium Bicarbonate
Supplements: Thymidine, Hypoxanthine
Volume (Metric): 1 L
Product Line: Gibco™
Form: Liquid
Glutamine: No Glutamine
Phenol Red Indicator: No Phenol Red
Green Features: Sustainable packaging
Format: Bottle(s)
Species: Hamster
Culture Type: Suspension Cell Culture
Sodium Pyruvate Additive: Sodium Pyruvate

Contents & storage

Store in refrigerator (2–8°C) and protect from light.