Gibco™ Minimum Essential Media is patterned after Eagle’s Media and is well suited for the growth of a broad spectrum of mammalian cells.

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GlutaMAX Media… Healthier Cells Live Longer

Gibco™ GlutaMAX™ media are standard cell culture media that contain a stabilized form of L-glutamine — the dipeptide L-alanyl-L-glutamine — that prevents degradation and ammonia buildup in both adherent and suspension cultures.  Use GlutaMAX media to increase media stability, minimize toxic ammonia buildup, and maximize cell performance. Get the most from your cell cultures with GlutaMAX media.

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Cell Culture with Advanced MEM Media

Growth comparisons of several cell lines grown in Advanced (Reduced Serum) Media (1–2% FBS) compared to classical media (5% FBS) show equivalent or superior cell growth, with no change in morphology.

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Cell Culture with Advanced MEM Media
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