Gibco™

Mammary Epithelial Growth Supplement (MEGS)

Catalog number:  S0155

Related applications:

Mammalian Cell Culture

| Primary Cell Culture

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Description

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 (0.01 µg/mL)
• Hydrocortisone (0.5 µg/ml)
• Human epidermal growth factor (3 ng/ml)
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Product Line: Cascade Biologics™
Shipping Condition: Dry Ice
Cell Type: Epithelial Cells (Mammary)
Species: Human
Concentration: 100 X
Product Type: Growth Supplement
Sterility: Sterile

Contents & storage

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