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EX-CELL® TiterHigh Medium

Animal-component free, liquid, sterile-filtered, suitable for insect cell culture



Related Categories Cell Culture, Insect Platform, Serum-free Insect Media, Serum-free Media
Quality Level   500
description   for research or for further manufacturing use
sterility   sterile-filtered
form   liquid
application(s)   cell culture | insect: suitable
storage temp.   2-8°C



Animal component-free, protein-free formulation designed specifically for the Sf21 and Sf9 (Spodoptera frugiperda) insect cell lines

Features and Benefits

Designed to meet the needs of the biopharmaceutical industry, this animal component-free medium supports fast cell growth rates and high cell densities, while maintaining high cell viability and high recombinant protein production using the Baculovirus Expression Vector System (BEVS).


This formulation includes inorganic salts, sodium bicarbonate, essential and non-essential amino acids, vitamins, yeast extract, a proprietary lipid formulation, trace elements, and other organic compounds. Glutamine is supplied in the form of an alanine-glutamine dipeptide. It does not contain phenol red, antibiotics, antimycotics, transferrin, and products of animal origin.


Do not freeze. Protect from light. Several components of the medium are light labile and should not be exposed to light for lengthy periods of time.

Legal Information

EX-CELL is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

TiterHigh is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

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