Glasgow Minimum Essential Medium (GMEM)

Glasgow Minimum Essential Medium was originally developed by lan MacPherson and Michael Stoker as a modification of Eagle′s medium. This medium was used to study the genetic factors affecting cell competence. The polyoma virus was used to transform four fibroblast clones from a culture of baby hamster kidney cells. The medium was developed by modifying Eagle′s BME by adding 10% tryptose phosphate (e.g., Sigma Prod. No. T8159 at 100 ml/L medium) and twice the normal concentration of amino acids and vitamins.

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G5154 Glasgow Minimum Essential Medium With sodium bicarbonate, without L-glutamine, liquid, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture
G6148 Glasgow Minimum Essential Medium With L-glutamine, without tryptose phosphate broth and sodium bicarbonate, powder, suitable for cell culture
51492C Glasgow’s Modified Eagle’s Medium