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Medium 199

With Earle′s salts, L-glutamine and sodium bicarbonate, liquid, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

M199 Medium, TCM 199

Quality Level






cell culture | mammalian: suitable


endotoxin, tested


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

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General description

Complete liquid version of the original M 199 formulation published by Morgan.


Originally developed as a completely defined media formulation for the culture of primary explants. These media have broad applicability, particularly for non-transformed cells and are widely used for vaccine production, primary pancreatic explants, and lens tissues.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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Medium 199 - M199 Formulations

When properly supplemented, Medium 199 (M199) has broad species applicability, particularly for cultivation of non-transformed cells. It is widely used in virology, vaccine production and in vitro cultivation of primary explants of mouse pancreatic epithelial and rat lens tissues.

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