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TAP Growth Media, optimized for Chlamydomonas culture

Gibco® TAP Media is optimized for the growth and maintenance of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The formulation comes ready-to-use at 1X to let you avoid laborious media preparation steps.

Each Gibco® TAP Media comes in the award winning Gibco® bottle designed for easier use in the biosafety cabinet, minimizing the risk of contamination, and helping you perform cell culture more consistently. Together, the superior packaging and quality, greater reliability, and improved consistency in Chlamydomonas culture, results in better overall efficiency and more robust data

ComponentsMolecular WeightConcentration (mg/L)mM
Inorganic Salts
Ammonium Chloride53.49380.07.104131
Ammonium Molybdate ((NH4)6Mo7O24-4H2O)1235.8610.00.008091532
Boric Acid (H3BO3)61.8310.00.16173378
Calcium Chloride (CaCl2-2H2O)
Cobalt Chloride (CoCl2-6H2O)237.9320.00.08405834
Cupric sulfate (CuSO4-5H2O)249.6920.00.08009932
Ferric sulfate (FeSO4-7H2O)278.0150.00.17984964
Magnesium Sulfate (MgSO4-7H2O)246.47100.00.40572888
Manganese chloride (MnCl2-4H2O)197.950.00.25265285
Potassium Phosphate monobasic (KH2PO4)136.0950.00.36740392
Potassium phosphate dibasic (K2HPO4)110.0Infinity
Zinc sulfate (ZnSO4-7H2O)287.5520.00.06955312
Other Components
Glacial Acetic Acid60.051100.018.31807


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