Schneider's Drosophila Sterile Medium

Modified to contain L-glutamine and sodium bicarbonate

Brand: Gibco

Manufacturer Part Number: 21720-001

X10 Schneider's Drosophila Medium, 500ml

UNSPSC: 12352207

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 5.00000kg

Product Code. 15372382

Quantity Price
1 £ 662.0 / Pack of 10
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 09-12-2016
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Description and Specification


Cell Line D.Mel-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 10 x 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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