Mammary Epithelial Cell Basal Medium (ATCC® PCS-600-030)

Product Format 485 mL
Storage Conditions 4 to 8°C, protect from light
Shipping Information RT
Applications

Mammary Epithelial Cell Basal Medium is a sterile, phenol red-free, liquid tissue culture medium designed to support epithelial cells derived from normal human female breast. Mammary Epithelial Cell Basal Medium contains essential and non-essential amino acids, vitamins, other organic compounds, trace minerals and inorganic salts. To support the proliferation and plating efficiency of mammary epithelial cells ATCC PCS-600-010, Mammary Cell Basal Medium must be supplemented with the Mammary Epithelial Cell Growth Kit (ATCC PCS-600-040).

ATCC’s Human Mammary Epithelial Cells cultured in Mammary Epithelial Cell complete medium (basal medium plus growth kit) is an optimal serum-free culture model for many research areas. Common uses of HMEC include the study of breast cancer development, three dimensional culture and carcinogen screening.

Optional media supplements:

  1. Gentamicin-Amphotericin B Solution (ATCC PCS-999-025)
  2. Penicillin-Streptomycin-Amphotericin B Solution (ATCC PCS-999-002)
  3. Phenol Red (ATCC PCS-999-001)
Biosafety Level N/A
Quality Control Specifications

Cell Testing: rate of proliferation and morphology


pH 7.5 +/- 0.2
Osmolality 315 +/- 10 mOsm/kg
Endotoxin <0.5 EU/mL
Sterility Testing negative for bacteria, fungi and yeast