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M1018

Sigma-Aldrich

Minimum Essential Medium Eagle

With Hanks′ salts, L-glutamine and non-essential amino acids, without sodium bicarbonate, powder, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
MEM
NACRES:
NA.75

form

powder

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

components

Hanks’ salts (2% CO2): yes
sodium pyruvate: no
NaHCO3: no
L-glutamine: yes
phenol red: yes
HEPES: no

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

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General description

Modification of the original MEM formulation. Earle′s salts have been replaced with Hanks′ salts. Since the bicarbonate concentration is substantially lower, this medium has a substantially reduced buffering capacity. It contains 19 amino acids. The essential amino acids and the non-essential amino acids; L-ala; L-asn; L-asp; L-glu; L-gly; L-pro and L-ser. May be preferred for growth of adherent cells in the presence of reduced serum or as a base for development of a serum free medium.

Quantity

Formulated to contain 10.7 grams of powder per liter of medium.

Reconstitution

Supplement with 0.35 g/L sodium bicarbonate.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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MEM (Minimum Essential Medium Eagle)

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