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Gibco™ MEM α, nucleosides, no ascorbic acid

Minimum Essential Medium is widely used for mammalian cell culture as well as selection for transfected DHFR-negative cells

Brand:  Gibco™ A1049001

Additional Details : Weight : 0.64050kg

Product Code. 10712124

  • 840.00 SEK / 500mL

In stock, ready to ship: 159

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For Research Use Only. All usage must comply with product instructions.



MEM α can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including keratinocytes, primary rat astrocytes, and human melanoma cells.

  • Modification of Minimum Essential Medium (MEM) that contains non-essential amino acids, sodium pyruvate, lipoic acid, vitamin B12, biotin, and ascorbic acid
  • Available without nucleosides for use as selection medium for DG44 and other DHFR-negative cells
  • Modified as follows: with deoxyribonucleosides, ribonucleosides, L-glutamine, phenol red; without ascorbic acid
  • Modified without ascorbic acid
  • Contains no proteins, lipids, or growth factors
  • Requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS)
  • Uses sodium bicarbonate buffer system (2.2g/L), and therefore requires 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH

Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture

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Shipping Condition: Room Temperature


MEM α is manufactured at a cGMP-compliant facility located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.



Standard Serum Supplementation
Sustainable packaging
Room Temperature
Phenol Red
Low Glucose

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.