Gibco Cell Culture Media

Superior quality and consistency for results you can rely on

Time-tested and trusted, our Gibco cell culture media line includes products designed to support the growth and maintenance of a variety of mammalian cells and cell lines. We’ve developed ready-to-use cell culture media products as well as powdered and concentrated liquid formulations to fit your experimental setup and your budget.

Classic Gibco cell culture media

We are dedicated to providing quality Gibco cell culture media products that meet all of your research needs.

Upgrade your cell culture media

Take your cell culture to the next level with enhanced formulations of your everyday favorites. Choose Gibco quality for consistent and reproducible results.

GlutaMAX media

  • Pre-supplemented with stable form of L-glutamine to prevent ammonia buildup
  • High viability for long-term cultures

Advanced media

  • Reduced-serum media to lower cost of serum by 50–90%
  • Greater consistency with fewer lot-to-lot serum changes

Recovery media

  • Improved cell recovery and viability after thawing from cryostorage
  • Ready-to-use; no need to combine multiple products to freeze cells

Additional cell culture media products


Cell Culture & Transfection Learning Center
Access cell culture and transfection educational resources for better experiment planning and execution.

Media Formulation Tool
Find the right Gibco media formulation for DMEM, DMEM/F-12, MEM, and RPMI-1640 media.

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