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RPMI-1640 Medium

HEPES Modification, with L-glutamine and 25mM HEPES, without sodium bicarbonate, powder, suitable for cell culture

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Related Categories Cell Culture, Classic Media and Salts, Powder Media, RPMI- 1640 Medium
Quality Level   GMP
form   powder
suitability   suitable for cell culture
components   L-glutamine: yes
sodium pyruvate: no
NaHCO3: no
phenol red: yes
HEPES: 25 mM
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

RPMI 1640 Medium was developed at Roswell Park Memorial Institute in 1966 by Moore and his co-workers. A modification of McCoy′s 5A Medium, it was formulated to support lymphoblastoid cells in suspension culture, but it has since been shown to support a wide variety of cells that are anchorage dependent. Originally intended to be used with a serum supplement, RPMI 1640 has been shown to support several cell lines in the absence of serum. It has also been widely used in fusion protocols and in the growth of hybrid cells.

Quantity

Formulated to contain 16.4 grams of powder per liter of medium.

Reconstitution

Supplement with 2.0 g/L sodium bicarbonate.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols

Powdered Media Preparation Instructions

Powdered media and salt mixtures are extremely hygroscopic and should be protected from atmospheric moisture. The entire contents of each package should be used immediately after opening. Preparing m...

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