PB-MAX™ Karyotyping Medium

Fully supplemented medium developed for short-term culture of peripheral blood lymphocytes for cytogenetic studies and in vitro diagnostic procedures

Brand: Gibco

Manufacturer Part Number: 12557013

100 ML PB-MAX AND KARYOMAX REAGENTS, REDUCE CULTURe time and days to harvest, minimise setup time

UNSPSC: 41116111

Code: 50

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.10000kg

Product Code. 10722057

Quantity Price
1 £ 29.03 / 100mL
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 07-12-2016
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For Research Use Only. All usage must comply with product instructions.

Description and Specification


Format Liquid
Quantity 100mL

  • Ready-to-use format
  • Quality and performance testing
  • Classic formulation
  • Sustainable packaging
Ready-to-use format
1X medium is a frozen, ready to use upon thawing. No supplementation is required. Thawed medium can be stored at 2° to 8°C for up to 14 days.
Quality and performance testing
Every lot of is performance tested by a certified US reference cytogenetics laboratory to ensure consistently superior performance. Peripheral blood lymphocytes from a normal adult donor are cultured for 72 hours in Gibco PB-MAX Karyotyping Medium before measuring the mitotic index and chromosome banding resolution. In addition, each lot is tested for sterility, pH, osmolality, and mycoplasma.
Classic formulation
Gibco PB-MAX Karyotyping Medium is an optimized RPMI 1640 medium, supplemented with Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), L-glutamine, and phytohemagglutinin (PHA). Gibco PB-MAX Karyotyping Medium is based on formulations referenced in the Association for Cytogenetic Technologists Laboratory Manual for the culture of peripheral blood lymphocytes for cytogenetic analysis.

Cell Analysis, Cell Culture, Cell Proliferation, Cell Viability, Proliferation and Function, Clinical, Clinical and Translational Research, Cytogenetics, Karyotyping, Mammalian Cell Culture