Minimum Essential Medium (MEM)

Information and Uses


MEM was developed by Harry Eagle when Basal Medium Eagle (BME) was found not adequate to support the growth of HeLa cells.
MEM is simply a modified Basal Medium Eagle media containing higher concentrations of essential nutrients.

Description:

Minimum Essential Medium is widely used for a variety of adherent and suspension mammalian cells.

Formulation can be incorporated to include either Hank’s or Earle’s salt formulations.

  • Optional supplementation of non-essential amino acids (NEAA)
  • Optional supplementation of HEPES buffer
  • Can be manufactured with or without L-Glutamine
  • Can be formulated to optimized specifically for suspension culture

Storage and Handling
MEM is supplied in gamma irradiated, sterile PETG or PETE bottles. We recommend that the MEM  be stored refrigerated at a temperature of 2C to 8C. MEM has a shelf life of 18-24 months depending on formulation.

Shipping
MEM is shipped ambient ground carrier or overnight, as requested by the customer.

Request A Quote

Call 800-246-4088 or Complete this Form

Available Products

L1028J3 - MEM ALPHA, W/O CA, W/ NA PANTOTHENATE

L1028 - MEM (ALPHA MODIFICATION) (1X)

L1027 - MEM VITAMIN SOLUTION (100X)

L1025 - S-MEM, SUSPENSION MEDIA (1X)

L1024 - MEM NA PRYUVATE (100X)

L1023 - MEM NEAA (100X)

L1022 - MEM AMINO ACIDS SOLN (50X)

L1021 - MEM EAA (50X) W/O L- GLUTAMINE

L1020 - TEMIN’S MEM

L10191 - MEM, MIN ESS. MED (EAGLE) (10X) W/HANKS’ SALTS, W/O L-GLUTAMINE, SOD. BICARB

L1018 - MEM, HANKS’ SALTS (1X)

L1017 - MEM (E) ( 10X ) EARLE’S SALTS

L1016Y95 - MEM (E) (1X) NEAA, HEPES,

L1016Y8 - MEM (E) (1X) W/NEAA, NA, PYR.

L1016Y1 - MEM (E) (IX) W.NEAA, NA, PYR. W/O L-GLUT

L1016J8 - MEM (E) (1X) W/NEAA, NA PYR

L1016F89 - MEM(E)(1X) w/ NEAA, NA PYR., HEPES

L10161 - MEM EAGLE W/EARLE’S W/O L-GLUTAMINE

L1016 - MEM Earle’s Salts (1X)

Don’t See Your Products Available? Contact Us