Opti-MEM™ I Reduced Serum Medium

An improved Minimal Essential Medium that allows for a reduction of Fetal Bovine Serum supplementation by at least 50% with no change in growth rate or morphology

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Brand: Gibco

Manufacturer Part Number: 31985070

500ML Opti-MEM I Reduced Serum Medium

UNSPSC: 12352207

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.59000kg

Product Code. 15392402

Quantity Price
1 £26.37 / 500mL
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 02-11-2016
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Description and Specification


Format Liquid
Packaging Sustainable packaging
Quantity 500mL
Storage Requirements Storage: 2-8° C. Protect from light. Shelf life: 18 months from date of manufacture
With Additives L-Glutamine; Phenol Red

Opti-MEMI medium is also recommended for use with cationic lipid transfection reagents, such as Lipofectamine™ reagent. Opti-MEM I medium can be used with a variety of suspension and adherent mammalian cells, including Sp2, AE-1, CHO, BHK-21, HEK, and primary fibroblasts.

  • Opti-MEM I is modified as follows: with L-glutamine, phenol red
  • Unique medium that contains insulin, transferrin, hypoxanthine, thymidine, and trace elements
  • Additional components allow for reduction in serum supplementation by at least 50%
  • Uses sodium bicarbonate buffer system (2.4g/L), and therefore requires a 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH
  • Sustainable packaging

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