Find the neural cell culture tools that are right for you

Having the right components for your complete neural cell culture medium is essential to achieving the best cell culture results. To order the optimal media system for your cell type, choose the appropriate tab below.

Primary neurons

Supplements

ApplicationSupplementCat. No.
Growth and maintenance of neurons
B-27 Plus Supplement A3582801

Basal media

Optimized cell typeBasal mediaCat. No.
Prenatal and fetal neuronsNeurobasal Plus MediumA3582901
Postnatal and adult brain neuronsNeurobasal-A Medium10888-022
Various mammalian cell linesDMEM MediaView DMEM
options

Cells

Cell sourceCellsCat. No.
Isolated from day-18 Fisher 344 rat embryosPrimary Rat Cortex Neurons 
1 x 106A10840-01
4 x 106A10840-02
Isolated from Sprague Dawley embryonic day-18 rat embryosPrimary Rat Cortex Neurons, Sprague Dawley 
1 x 106A36511
4 x 106A36512
Isolated from day-18 Fisher 344 rat embryosPrimary Rat Hippocampus NeuronsA10841-01
Isolated from Sprague Dawley embryonic day-18 rat embryosPrimary Rat Hippocampal Neurons, Sprague DawleyA36513
Isolated from E-17 C57 BL/6MicePrimary Mouse Cortical NeuronsA15585
Isolated from E-17 C57 BL/6Mice
Primary Mouse Cortical Neurons 
A15586   
Isolated from E-17 C57 BL/6MicePrimary Mouse Hippocampal NeuronsA15587   

Additional products to support your neural cell culture

Glial cells

Supplements

ApplicationSupplementCat. No.
Growth of glial cell linesG-5 Supplement17503-012

Additional products to support your neural cell culture

Astrocytes

Supplements

Optimized cell typeSupplementCat. No.
Primary and serial tumor lines of astrocytic phenotypeG-5 Supplement17503-012

Basal media

Optimized cell typeMedia kitCat. No.
Primary human and rat astrocytes

Astrocyte Medium 
(includes medium and supplements)

A12613-01

Cells

Cell sourceCellsCat. No.
Isolated from cortices of Sprague-Dawley rats at embryonic day 18 (E19)Rat Primary
Cortical Astrocytes

N7745-100

Normal human cells derived from human brain tissueHuman AstrocytesN7805-100
Human Astrocytes Kit
(includes Astrocyte Medium)
N7805-200

Additional products to support your neural cell culture

Primary neurons

Supplements

ApplicationSupplementCat. No.
Growth and maintenance of neurons
B-27 Plus Supplement A3582801

Basal media

Optimized cell typeBasal mediaCat. No.
Prenatal and fetal neuronsNeurobasal Plus MediumA3582901
Postnatal and adult brain neuronsNeurobasal-A Medium10888-022
Various mammalian cell linesDMEM MediaView DMEM
options

Cells

Cell sourceCellsCat. No.
Isolated from day-18 Fisher 344 rat embryosPrimary Rat Cortex Neurons 
1 x 106A10840-01
4 x 106A10840-02
Isolated from Sprague Dawley embryonic day-18 rat embryosPrimary Rat Cortex Neurons, Sprague Dawley 
1 x 106A36511
4 x 106A36512
Isolated from day-18 Fisher 344 rat embryosPrimary Rat Hippocampus NeuronsA10841-01
Isolated from Sprague Dawley embryonic day-18 rat embryosPrimary Rat Hippocampal Neurons, Sprague DawleyA36513
Isolated from E-17 C57 BL/6MicePrimary Mouse Cortical NeuronsA15585
Isolated from E-17 C57 BL/6Mice
Primary Mouse Cortical Neurons 
A15586   
Isolated from E-17 C57 BL/6MicePrimary Mouse Hippocampal NeuronsA15587   

Additional products to support your neural cell culture

Glial cells

Supplements

ApplicationSupplementCat. No.
Growth of glial cell linesG-5 Supplement17503-012

Additional products to support your neural cell culture

Astrocytes

Supplements

Optimized cell typeSupplementCat. No.
Primary and serial tumor lines of astrocytic phenotypeG-5 Supplement17503-012

Basal media

Optimized cell typeMedia kitCat. No.
Primary human and rat astrocytes

Astrocyte Medium 
(includes medium and supplements)

A12613-01

Cells

Cell sourceCellsCat. No.
Isolated from cortices of Sprague-Dawley rats at embryonic day 18 (E19)Rat Primary
Cortical Astrocytes

N7745-100

Normal human cells derived from human brain tissueHuman AstrocytesN7805-100
Human Astrocytes Kit
(includes Astrocyte Medium)
N7805-200

Additional products to support your neural cell culture