This Advanced RPMI 1640 is manufactured as follows:
|• Glucose||• L-glutamine|
|• Non Essential Amino Acids||• HEPES|
|• Sodium pyruvate|
|• Phenol Red|
The complete formulation is available.
Gibco® Advanced RPMI 1640 is unique from other media due to addition of the following ingredients to allow for serum reduction: ethanolamine, glutathione, ascorbic acid, insulin, transferrin, AlbuMAX® I lipid-rich bovine serum albumin for cell culture, and the trace elements sodium selenite, ammonium metavanadate, cupric sulfate, and manganous chloride.
For Research Use Only. Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.
cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
Gibco® Advanced RPMI 1640 is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 standards.
Advanced RPMI 1640 requires supplementation with 1-5% Fetal Bovine Serum and 4mM L-glutamine or GlutaMAX™ supplement. Many cell lines do not require adaptation to this media. The FBS concentration must be optimized for each cell line to obtain maximum serum reduction. Advanced RPMI 1640 uses a sodium bicarbonate buffer system (3.7 g / L) and therefore requires a 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH.
iAdvanced Media: Reduced Sera Solutions. Quest, 2004. 1.3:26-30.