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CTS™ OpTmizer™ T Cell Expansion SFM, bottle format

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GIBCO OpTmizer™ CTS™ T-Cell Expansion SFM has been developed for the growth and expansion of human T lymphocytes. OpTmizer™ CTS™ T-Cell Expansion medium is a complete serum-free, xeno-free 1X medium consisting of OpTmizer™ T-Cell Expansion Basal Medium (1 L bottle) and OpTmizer™ T-Cell Expansion Supplement (26 mL), which are mixed together prior to use.

• Maintains similar phenotype and function (e.g., cytokine secretion profile) of polyclonally activated and cultured T cells as observed for conventional serum supplemented medium
• Consistent performance in supporting T cell expansion
• Supports high density T cell culture (e.g., >3x106 CD3+ T cells/mL) in static culture

With OpTmizer™ T-Cell Expansion SFM, we offer both basic and clinical research communities a new tool to enhance their success in growing human T-cells. It is specially formulated to allow for superior cell growth & viability, less variability and more consistent results, and easier transition from research to clinical applications.

Workflow benefits:
• Minimizing the need to handle purchasing, storage, qualification of serum and thus reducing variability and costs
• More rapid T cell expansion, thus reducing cycle time and improving productivity
• Complete serum-free, xeno-free medium, allowing for a seamless transition from research to clinical applications and minimizing regulatory workload
For human ex vivo tissue and cell culture processing applications. CAUTION: When used as a medical device, Federal Law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.


Cell Type: T Cells
Classification: Serum-Free, Xeno-Free
Culture Environment: CO2
Culture Type: Suspension Cell Culture
Endotoxin Level: Very Low
Form: Liquid
Glucose: Low Glucose
Glutamine: No Glutamine
Included Antibiotics: No antibiotics
Inorganic Salts: Calcium, Magnesium
Phenol Red Indicator: Phenol Red
Product Line: CTS™, OpTmizer™
Product Size: 1,000 mL bottle
Purity or Quality Grade: Research Grade
Quantity: 1 bottle
Serum Level: Serum-Free
Sodium Bicarbonate Buffer: Sodium Bicarbonate
Sodium Pyruvate Additive: Sodium Pyruvate
Species: Human
Sterility: Sterile

Contents & storage

OpTmizer™ T-Cell Expansion Basal Medium (1 x 1000 mL bottle): Store at 2–8°C. Protect from light.

OpTmizer™ T-Cell Expansion Supplement (1 x 26 mL): Store in the dark at 2–8°C.


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