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Minimum Essential Medium Eagle

With Earle′s salts, L-glutamine, and non-essential amino acids, without sodium bicarbonate, powder, suitable for cell culture


Quality Level




cell culture | mammalian: suitable


NaHCO3: no
Earle’s salts (5% CO2): yes
L-glutamine: yes
sodium pyruvate: no
phenol red: yes

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General description

It contains 19 amino acids. The essential amino acids and the non-essential amino acids; L-ala; L-asn; L-asp; L-glu; L-gly; L-pro and L-ser. May be preferred for growth of adherent cells in the presence of reduced serum or as a base for development of a serum free medium.


Formulated to contain 9.6 grams of powder per liter of medium.


Supplement with 2.2 g/L sodium bicarbonate.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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