EpiLife® Medium, with 60 µM calcium

Catalog number: MEPI500CA

Gibco™  Related applications: Mammalian Cell Culture | Primary Cell Culture

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Description

A sterile, liquid medium prepared with 60 µM calcium chloride for the long-term, serum-free culture of human epidermal keratinocytes and human corneal epithelial cells. This basal medium requires the addition of an appropriate growth supplement prior to use. EpiLife® greatly extends the in vitro lifespan of human epidermal keratinocytes compared to other serum-free media systems. This basal media is animal origin free and contains essential and non-essential amino acids, vitamins, other organic compounds, trace minerals, and inorganic salts. It does not contain antibiotics, antimycotics, hormones, growth factors, or proteins. EpiLife® medium is HEPES and bicarbonate buffered, and is designed for use in an incubator with an atmosphere of 5% CO2 and 95% air.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Form: Liquid
Species: Human
Cell Type: Keratinocytes, Epithelial Cells (Corneal)
Serum Level: Serum-Free
Product Size: 500 mL
Classification: Animal Origin-Free, Serum-Free, Chemically Defined, Protein-Free
Inorganic Salts: Calcium
Phenol Red Indicator: Phenol Red
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

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Store at 4°C.

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