Neurobasal® Medium Minus Phenol Red is a basal media that meets the special requirements of pre-natal and embryonic neuronal cells when used with GIBCO® B-27® Supplement
, but without Phenol Red. Neurobasal® Medium can be used to grow neuronal cells from hippocampus, cortex and other regions of the brain. Neurobasal® Medium allows for both long and short term maintenance of homogeneous populations of neuronal cells without the need of an astrocyte feeder layer.
Use Neurobasal® Medium Minus Phenol Red for applications in which the presence of Phenol Red will interfere with your results.Add Your Own Supplements
All Neurobasal® media contain no L-glutamine, L-glutamic acid, or aspartic acid. Neurobasal® media must be supplemented with 0.5 mM L-glutamine
or GlutaMAX™-I Supplement
and either a serum-free supplement (such as B-27® Supplement
or N-2 Supplement
), or with serum. For initial plating, you should add 25 µM glutamic acid.Quality Control Testing
All Neurobasal® media are tested for pH, osmolality, endotoxin, and the absence of bacterial and fungal contamination.
We also provide Neurobasal® Medium
with Phenol Red.
Neurobasal® Medium is optimized for pre-natal and embryonic neurons. For growing post-natal and adult brain neurons, we provide Neurobasal®-A Medium
See the entire Neurobasal® product line
Learn more about neural cell culture products from Invitrogen at www.invitrogen.com/neuralculture
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