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M0450

Sigma-Aldrich

Minimum Essential Medium Eagle

Alpha Modification, With ribonucleosides, L-glutamine, deoxyribonucleosides and sodium bicarbonate, liquid, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
MEM
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

form

liquid

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

Endotoxin, tested

components

phenol red: 0.011 g/L
glucose: 1.0 g/L
NaHCO3: 2.2 g/L
L-glutamine: 0.292 g/L

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

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General description

Minimum Essential Medium (MEM), developed by Harry Eagle, is one of the most widely used of all synthetic cell culture media. This is the most enriched variation of the MEM formulation offered. It contains all 21 normal amino acids, some at increased concentrations. In addition, it contains 5 additional vitamins. See formulation for details. Often used in cytogenetic analysis when supplemented with FBS.

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Resp. Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Optimization of chemically defined cell culture media-replacing fetal bovine serum in mammalian in vitro methods
Van der VJ, et al.
Toxicology in vitro, 24(4), 1053-1063 (2010)

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