RPMI 1640 Medium

Cat. No.
500 ml
Cat. No. TM501
Name RPMI 1640 Medium

RPMI 1640 Medium (Roswell Park Memorial Institute 1640 Medium) is a basal medium widely used for the growth of many mammalian cells, such as HeLa, Jurkat, MCF-7, PC12, PBMC, astrocytes, and various carcinomas. Supplementation is required, most commonly with 10% fetal bovine serum (FBS) for cell culture use, and requires a 5-10% CO2 environment to maintain physiological pH.

RPMI is modified as follows:

• L-Glutamine
• Sodium Bicarbonate (2.0 g/L)
• Phenol Red


Special media modification is available as a Custom Media Service, please contact a technical representative at [email protected] for more details.

Unit 500 ml
Sterility Pass
Appearance Solution
Storage Condition Store at 2-8°C. Protect from light.

For research use only and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic applications. 


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Material Citation If use of this material results in a scientific publication, please cite the material in the following manner: Applied Biological Materials Inc, Cat. No. TM501
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