DMEM Dulbecco’s Modified Eagle Medium

Gibco DMEM delivers superior quality, consistency and control for your mammalian cell culture.

Dulbecco's Modified Eagle Medium (DMEM) is a widely used basal medium for supporting the growth of many different mammalian cells. Cells successfully cultured in DMEM include primary fibroblasts, neurons, glial cells, HUVECs, and smooth muscle cells, as well as cell lines such as HeLa, 293, Cos-7, and PC-12.

We offer a variety of Gibco DMEM modifications for a range of cell culture applications.

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Choose the right DMEM

Select the right Gibco DMEM for your cell culture. Browse the catalog and you’ll be able to narrow the list according to:

  • Glutamine / GlutaMAX-I supplementation
  • Phenol red indicator
  • Liquid vs powder formats
  • Serum supplementation
  • Sodium pyruvate additive
  • Application

Specialty DMEM formulations

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Find the right Gibco media formulation

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Use our interactive Media Formulation tool to compare basal media side-by-side. First choose your media, and then choose specific modifications to find the right match for your experiment. Easily compare selected media with the download feature for your future reference. 
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