Gibco™ RPMI 1640 Medium has a wide range of applications for mammalian cells, including the culture of fresh human lymphocytes, fusion protocols, and growth of hybrid cells.

Choose the right RPMI 1640

Use the Media Formulation Tool or select below.

GlutaMAX media—healthier cells live longer

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.

GlutaMAX media ›

GlutaMAX-I supplements ›

Cell culture with Advanced 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 and no change in morphology.

View RPMI 1640 Advanced  ›

Cell culture with advanced media