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Gibco™ Opti-MEM™ Reduced Serum Medium, powder

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

Brand:  Gibco™ 22600134

Code : 50

Additional Details : Weight : 0.14700kg

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Product Code. 10134472

Quantity Price
1 £178.00 / Each
10 £158.77 / Each
50 £150.83 / Each
Estimated Shipment: 18-11-2021

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For Research Use Only. All usage must comply with product instructions.



Opti-MEM is also recommended for use with cationic lipid transfection reagents, such as Lipofectamine™ reagent. Opti-MEM 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 is modified as follows: with L-glutamine, phenol red
  • Unique media that contains insulin, transferrin, hypoxanthine, thymidine, and trace elements
  • These additional components allow for a 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
  • Powder forms of Gibco cell culture medium require sodium bicarbonate supplementation, pH adjustment and filtration at the time of preparation
    • Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture, Plasmid Transfection, RNAi Transfection, Synthetic siRNA Transfection, Transfection, shRNA and miR RNAi Plasmid Transfection



Room Temperature
Phenol Red
Gibco™, Opti-MEM™
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Not for human or animal therapeutic use. Uses other than the intended use may be a violation of local law. For in vitro diagnostic use.