Eagle’s minimal essential medium (EMEM) is a cell culture medium developed by Harry Eagle that can be used to maintain cells in tissue culture.
- Basal medium with different variations
- With L-glutamine
Alpha MEM is the most enriched variation of the MEM formulation offered. It contains all 21 normal amino acids, some at increased concentrations. In addition, it contains 5 additional vitamins.
This product is made with Earle’s salts. MEM α contains no proteins, lipids, or growth factors. Therefore, MEM α requires supplementation, commonly with 10% Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS).
Storage Conditions: 2°C to 8°C
Shipping Condition: ambient temperature
pH: 7.0 ± 0.2
Harmonization Code: 3821.00.0000
Max Shelf Life: 24 months