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R7513

Sigma-Aldrich

RPMI-1640 Medium

Modified, with sodium bicarbonate, without methionine, cystine and L-glutamine, liquid, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

form

liquid

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

components

L-glutamine: no
sodium pyruvate: no
NaHCO3: yes
HEPES: no
phenol red: yes

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

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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.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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