Dulbecco′s Modified Eagle′s Medium - low glucose

With 1000 mg/L glucose and L-glutamine, without sodium bicarbonate, powder, suitable for cell culture

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cell culture | mammalian: suitable


glucose: low
phenol red: yes
L-glutamine: yes
NaHCO3: no
sodium pyruvate: yes

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Provides investigator with the option to modify the buffering system.


Formulated to contain 10.0 grams of powder per liter of medium.


Supplement with 3.7 g/L sodium bicarbonate.


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Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1


13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

  1. Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?

    If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis.

  2. What is the formulation of Product D5523, Dulbecco’s Modified Eagle’s Medium - low glucose?

    The formulation can be found on the DMEM formulation sheet at the following link.

  3. How do I store Product D5523, Dulbecco’s Modified Eagle’s Medium - low glucose, dry powder?  How do I store the reconstituted medium?

    Store the dry powdered medium at 2-8 °C under dry conditions and liquid medium at 2-8 °C in the dark.  The nature of supplements added may affect storage conditions and shelf life of the medium. The product label bears the lot-specific expiration date.

  4. What sodium bicarbonate should I use with Product D5523, Dulbecco’s Modified Eagle’s Medium - low glucose?

    Sodium Bicarbonate powder (Product No. S5761) or Sodium Bicarbonate Solution, 7.5% (Product No. S8761) is recommended.  For more information, consult the product datasheet.

  5. Do you offer a liquid version of Dulbecco’s Modified Eagle’s Medium - low glucose?

    Product No. D6046 is the fully supplemented liquid form of the original Dulbecco's formulation, offered as Product No. D5523, with one key exception.  Pyridoxal, which is an aldehyde, has been replaced with pyridoxine.  This modification has been shown to improve the stability of the medium.  D5546 is the same but does not contain L-glutamine.

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  7. What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?

    Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS.To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product. 

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