Gibco™ DMEM/F-12, HEPES, No Phenol Red

Used as basal medium for supporting the growth of many different mammalian cells. Gibco™ DMEM/F-12, HEPES, No Phenol Red is used in human ex vivo tissue and cell culture processing applications.

Brand: Gibco™

Manufacturer Part Number: 11039021


UNSPSC: 12352207

Code: 50

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.59000kg

Product Code. 11580376

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1 £12.91 / 500mL
EU Stock 338
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Description and Specification


For Use With (Application) Mammalian cell culture
Format Liquid
Formulation Biotin, Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) (anhyd.), Choline chloride, Cupric sulfate (CuSO4-5H2O), D-Calcium pantothenate, D-Glucose (Dextrose), Ferric Nitrate (Fe(NO3)3·9H2O), Ferric sulfate (FeSO4-7H2O), Folic Acid, Glycine, HEPES, Hypoxanthine Na, L-Alanine, L-Arginine hydrochloride, L-Asparagine-H2O, L-Aspartic acid, L-Cysteine hydrochloride-H2O, L-Cystine 2HCl, L-Glutamic Acid, L-Glutamine, L-Histidine hydrochloride-H2O, L-Isoleucine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine hydrochloride, L-Methionine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Proline, L-Serine, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, L-Tyrosine disodium salt dihydrate, L-Valine, Linoleic Acid, Lipoic Acid, Magnesium Chloride (anhydrous), Magnesium Sulfate (MgSO4) (anhyd.), Niacinamide, Potassium Chloride (KCl), Putrescine 2HCl, Pyridoxine hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3), Sodium Chloride (NaCl), Sodium Phosphate dibasic (Na2HPO4) anhydrous, Sodium Phosphate monobasic (NaH2PO4-H2O), Sodium Pyruvate, Thiamine hydrochloride, Thymidine, Vitamin B12, Zinc sulfate (ZnSO4-7H2O), i-Inositol
Packaging Sustainable packaging
Product Type DMEM media
Quantity 500mL
Shelf Life 12 months from date of manufacture
Storage Requirements Storage: 2°C to 8°C. Protect from light.
With Additives Sodium Pyruvate; High Glucose; L-Glutamine
Without Additives Phenol red

  • Contains 4 times the concentration of amino acids and vitamins than the original Eagle's Minimal Essential Medium
  • Originally formulated with low glucose (1g/L) and sodium pyruvate, but is often used with higher glucose levels, with or without sodium pyruvate
  • Contains no proteins, lipids, or growth factors
  • Requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS)
  • Uses sodium bicarbonate buffer system (3.7g/L), and therefore requires a 5 to 10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH
  • Cells successfully cultured in DMEM include primary fibroblasts, neurons, glial cells, HUVECs, and smooth muscle cells, cell lines such as HeLa, 293, Cos-7, and PC-12

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