RPMI 1640

Product Overview


RPMI-1640 is an all-purpose media with a broad range of applications for mammalian cells.

RPMI-1640 was developed at Roswell Park Memorial Institute (RPMI) in Buffalo, New York. RPMI-1640 is a modification of McCoy’s 5A and was developed for the long-term culture of peripheral blood lymphocytes.

Description:

RPMI-1640 supports the growth of a wide variety of cells in suspension and grown as monolayers.

If properly supplemented with serum, adequate serum replacement, or proper growth factor supplementation, RPMI-1640 has a wide range of applications for mammalian cells, including the culture of fresh human lymphocytes, fusion protocols, growth of hybrid cells and hematopoietic cells.

Storage and Handling
The RPMI 1640 Solution is supplied in gamma irradiated, sterile PETG or PETE bottles. We recommend that the RPMI 1640 Solution be stored refrigerated at a temperature of 2C to 8C. RPMI 1640 has a shelf life of 18-24 months depending on formulation.

Shipping
RPMI 1640 is shipped ambient ground carrier or overnight, as requested by the customer.

RPMI 1640 can be manufactured with or without:

  • 25 mM HEPES buffer
  • L-Glutamine
  • Phenol Red
  • Sodium Bicarbonate
What is RPMI 1640?

RPMI-1640 is an all-purpose media with a broad range of applications for mammalian cells.

What is the shelf life of RPMI 1640?

The shelf life of RPMI 1640, when stored properly, 18 -24 months depending on formulation.

What type of packaging is available?

RPMI 1640 can be packaged according to your specifications, 1000 ml and 500 ml fill sizes available.

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Available Products

L1032J9 - RPMI 1640(1X) W/ HEPES

L10324 - RPMI 1640(1X) with 10% Glycerine

L103210 - RPMI 1640(10X)

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