Product Details
Catalog Number: AGEM-001
Applications: Cell Assays
Type: Cell Growth Media
Storage: Store at 4°C.
Shipping: Refrigerated (Polar Packs)
Species Reactivity: Human
Downloads: Datasheet (pdf)
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Alpha-glia Expansion Medium is a complete medium designed to promote optimal growth of normal human brain-derived microglia in vitro. It is a sterile, liquid medium which contains: 

  • Essential and non-essential amino acids
  • Vitamins
  • Organic and inorganic compounds
  • Hormones
  • Growth factors
  • Trace minerals
  • Fetal bovine serum (5%).

 The medium is bicarbonate buffered and has a pH of 7.4 when equilibrated in an incubator with an atmosphere of 5% CO2/95% air. The medium is formulated (quantitatively and qualitatively) to provide a defined and optimally balanced nutritional environment that selectively promotes growth of normal human microglia in vitro.

 Alpha-glia Expansion Medium consists of 445 ml of basal medium, 25 ml of fetal bovine serum 25 ml of microglia growth supplement and 5 ml of penicillin/streptomycin solution.

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