Schneider's Drosophila Sterile Medium

Modified to contain L-glutamine and sodium bicarbonate

Brand: Gibco

Manufacturer Part Number: 21720024


UNSPSC: 12352207

Code: 50

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.50000kg

Product Code. 11590576

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1 £ 76.0 / 500mL
EU Stock 170
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For Research Use Only. All usage must comply with product instructions.

Description and Specification


Cell Line S2 (Schneider 2)
Additive L-Glutamine, no phenol red, no sodium pyruvate
Format Liquid
For Use With (Application) Cell Culture, Drosophila S2 Cell Culture, Insect Cell Culture
Quantity 500mL
Storage Requirements Storage conditions: 2°C to 8°C. Protect from light. Shelf life: 12 months from date of manufacture

Schneider's Drosophila Medium was originally designed for the growth of S2 cells from the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaser. Schneider's Drosophila Medium can also be used to culture other dipteran cell lines. This medium can be used for transient or stable transfection and large scale protein production in S2 cells.


  • Contains unique components required for S2 cell culture, including malic acid, fumaric acid, alpha-ketoglutaric acid, succinic acid, and the sugar trehelos
  • Commonly supplemented with 10% fetal bovine serum (FBS) before use
  • Requires ambient CO2 in order to maintain physiological pH

Cell Culture, Drosophila S2 Cell Culture, Insect Cell Culture

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