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B9638 Sigma-Aldrich

Basal Medium Eagle

With Earle′s salts and L-glutamine, without sodium bicarbonate, powder, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: BME

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Properties

Related Categories Basal Medium Eagle (BME), Cell Culture, Cell Culture Media, Classic Media and Salts, Core Bioreagents,
Quality Level   GMP
form   powder
suitability   suitable for cell culture
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

BME, when properly supplemented, has demonstrated wide applicability, for supporting monolayer growth of a wide variety of normal and transformed cell lines.

Other Notes

Eagle's Basal Medium or BME, developed by Harry Eagle, is one of the most widely used of all synthetic cell culture media.

Quantity

Formulated to contain 9.2 grams of powder per liter of medium.

Reconstitution

Supplement with 2.2 g/L sodium bicarbonate.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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