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Minimum Essential Medium Eagle

HEPES Modification, with Earle′s salts, 25 mM HEPES and sodium bicarbonate, without L-glutamine, liquid, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture


Quality Level






cell culture | mammalian: suitable


endotoxin, tested

pH range



L-glutamine: no
NaHCO3: yes
HEPES: 25 mM
phenol red: yes
Earle’s salts (5% CO2): yes
sodium pyruvate: no

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General description

Minimum Essential Medium Eagle comprises sugar, inorganic salts, water-soluble vitamins and essential amino acids. It is widely used as a media formulation for many cell culture studies.


Minimum Essential Medium Eagle has been used for culturing primordial follicles and ovary tissues, human skin fibroblast cells, human colonic epithelial cell line LS174T and hippocampal tissue slices.


Supplement with 0.292 g/L L-glutamine.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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