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Schneider′s Insect Medium

With L-glutamine and sodium bicarbonate, liquid, sterile-filtered, suitable for insect cell culture

Synonym(s):
Schneider’s Drosophila Medium
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

form

liquid

technique(s)

cell culture | insect: suitable

suitability

suitable for culture of other dipteran cell lines (Originally developed for the culture of Drosophila cells)

components

L-glutamine: 1.8 g/L
glucose: 2 g/L (Dextro)
NaHCO3: 0.4 g/L

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

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Application

Schneider′s insect medium has been used:
  • to culture Drosophila neuronal cell line (BG3-c2 cells)
  • to cultivate subcultures of Leishmania major for promastigote growth inhibition assay
  • to seed purified ookinetes with Drosophila melanogaster S2 cells to assess the effect of the avermectin compound on cell development and to promote oocyte development

Originally developed for the culture of Drosophila; suitable for culture of other dipteran cell lines.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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