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Minimum Essential Medium – Alpha MEM Eagle with Earle's BSS

Catalog #: BE12-169F
Minimum Essential Medium - Alpha MEM Eagle with Earle's BSS, without L-glutamine, deoxyribonucleosides or ribonucleosides, 500 mL.


This product will be discontinued by end of 2021


Product Overview

Alpha MEM Eagle was developed in 1971 and differs from standard MEM by containing the following unique components: vitamin B12, ascorbic acid, non-essential amino acids, sodium pyruvate, lipoic acid, and D-biotin. This media has been used to culture bone marrow cells and amniotic cells for chromosome analysis.

This medium will work with different cell lines, it can also be used with primary cells such as monocytes and blood/hematopoietic cells.

All BioWhittakerTM Cell Culture Media products are for Research Use Only (RUO) and are not approved for human or veterinary use or for use in clinical or in vitro diagnostic procedures. If you require GMP grade media, contact Lonza for more details.


Find the available formulations of Minimum Essential Medium Eagle (MEM Eagle or E-MEM) in our overview

Content & Storage


500 ml bottle


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