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Catalog number:  21985023

Related applications:

Mammalian Cell Culture

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Gibco™ 2-Mercaptoethanol (also known as beta-mercaptoethanol or BME) is a potent reducing agent used in cell culture media to prevent toxic levels of oxygen radicals. 2-Mercaptoethanol is not stable in solution, so most protocols require daily supplementation. Gibco 2-Mercaptoethanol contains 2-mercaptoethanol at a concentration of 55 mM in Dulbecco's phosphate buffered saline (DPBS).

cGMP manufacturing and quality system
Gibco Reducing Agent 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 Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Product Type: Supplement
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Form: Liquid
Shelf Life: 36 Months
Reagent Type: Dulbecco's Phosphate Buffered Saline
Cell Type: Mammalian
Solution Type: 2-Mercaptoethanol
pH: 6 to 8

Contents & storage

Storage conditions: 2°C to 8°C
Shipping conditions: Room temperature
Shelf life: 36 months from date of manufacture