Basal RPMI-1640 medium
Foetal Calf Serum
200mM L-Glutamine Sterile stock
Penicillin/Streptomycin 100x stock
500mL Duran-Schott bottle steriled
1. Thaw a bottle of Foetal Calf Serum ( FCS ) by placing it in 56 degree celcius water bath for 30 minutes.
2. Complete 400mL ( x10 ) of the RPMI-1640 medium by adding the components as follows:
- Basal RPMI-1640 312mL
- Foetal Calf Serum 80mL
- 200mM L-glutamine strile stock 4mL
- Penicillin/Streptomycin 100x stock 4mL
- TOTAL VOLUME 400mL
NOTE: Glutamine is unstable and should be kept frozen. Half-life in medium at 4 degree celcius is anout 3 weeks. Can be added to medium to be stored at -2o degree celcius ( i.e All complete medium with glutamine added to be stored at -20 degree celcius freezer ). Only the working medium bottle to be stored at 4 degree celcius for use.
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