Mammary Epithelial Growth Supplement (MEGS)

Catalog number:  S0155

 Related applications: Mammalian Cell Culture | Primary Cell Culture

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A sterile, concentrated (100X) solution intended for use as one component in a complete culture environment for the growth of human mammary epithelial cells. Each 5 ml bottle of MEGS contains all of the growth factors, hormones, and tissue extracts necessary for the culture of mammary epithelial cells and is the correct amount of supplement for a 500 ml bottle of Medium 171.

When a 500 ml bottle of medium is supplemented with MEGS, the final concentrations of the components in the supplemented medium are:

• Bovine pituitary extract (BPE) (0.4% v/v)
• Recombinant human insulin-like growth factor-I (1 µg/ml)
• Hydrocortisone (0.5 µg/ml)
• Human epidermal growth factor (3 ng/ml)
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Cell Type: Epithelial Cells (Mammary)
Product Line: Cascade Biologics®
Product Size: 5 mL
Species: Human
Shipping Condition: Dry Ice

Contents & storage

Store at -20°C in a non-frost-free freezer.


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