Specialized Media

Overview

Specialized Media

Gemini manufactures a high-quality line of specialized liquid and powder media products. These products are designed to promote cell growth in both a serum-supplemented and a serum-free environment.  The products include easy-to-use media intended for use in t-cells, long-term culture of embyronic hippocamal neurons, and insect cell growth. Each product is available in a number of options.

Product 3 mL inquire

Viral Transport Medium
600-102

3mL in a 15mL conical tube. Originates from the CDC formulation SOP# DSR-052-03. 

Please note: This is not a kit and does not contain a swab.

We also offer Saline and Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS) that are suitable for viral transport. Learn more in our Viral Transport Products Overview.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 3 mL inquire

Saline Solution
600-107

3mL in a 15mL conical tube. 

Please note: This is not a kit and does not contain a swab.

We also offer Viral Transport Medium (VTM) and Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS) that are suitable for viral transport. Learn more in our Viral Transport Products Overview.

Ships ambient. Store at room temperature.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 3 mL inquire

Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS) Solution
600-108

3mL in a 15mL conical tube. 

Please note: This is not a kit and does not contain a swab.

We also offer Viral Transport Medium (VTM) and Saline Solution that are suitable for viral transport. Learn more in our Viral Transport Products Overview.

Ships ambient. Store at room temperature.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500 mL $107

Yssel’s Serum-Free T-Cell Medium
900-103

Yssel’s medium was developed specifically for human T-cell growth with little or no use of bovine serum. It works well with small amounts of human serum (0.5-2.0%) and/or various interleukins. Use of Yssel’s medium eliminates the need for fetal bovine serum in T-cell cultures.

This product was developed without the use of antibiotics or phenol red. 

Sterile-filtered
Ships on dry ice. Store frozen at -20 to -10°C

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500 mL $117

Yssel’s Serum-Free T-Cell Medium — Xeno-Free
900-134

Yssel’s medium was developed specifically for human T-cell growth with little or no use of bovine serum. It works well with small amounts of human serum (0.5-2.0%) and/or various interleukins. Use of Yssel’s medium eliminates the need for fetal bovine serum in T-cell cultures.

This product was developed without the use of animal material, antibiotics, or phenol red. 

Sterile-filtered
Ships on dry ice. Store frozen at -20 to -10°C

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product Kit $175

CELLvo™ Complete Media Kit
900-770-FBS

CELLvo™ CM is a medium tested to support the proliferation of human mesenchymal stem cells and used for the culture of a variety of adherent cell types.

Parts and Volumes: CELLvo™ CM includes 500mL CM (basal) media, 5mL antibiotic:antimycotic solution, and 50mL of fetal bovine serum.

Quality Testing for Consistency: Media components are independently tested for performance based on supporting the proliferation and phenotype maintenance of human mesenchymal stem cells.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product Kit $255

CELLvo™ Xeno-Free Media Kit
900-770-XF

CELLvo™ XF is a medium tested to support the proliferation of human mesenchymal stem cells and used for the culture of a variety of adherent cell types.

Parts and Volumes: CELLvo™ XF Media includes 500mL CM (basal) media, 5mL antibiotic:antimycotic solution, and 12.5mL of human platelet lysate.

Quality Testing for Consistency: Media components are independently tested for performance based on supporting the proliferation and phenotype maintenance of human mesenchymal stem cells.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500 mL $54

NeuroPlex™ Serum-Free Neuronal Medium
600-300

Like Neurobasal™-A, Gemini’s NeuroPlex™ serum-free neuronal medium is intended for the long-term culture and maintenance of central nervous system cells. This specialized medium is intended for supplementation with Gem21 NeuroPlex™ or N2 NeuroPlex™, depending upon targeted cell type.

Sterile-filtered
Ships on ice. Store refrigerated at 2 to 8°C
Neurobasal™ is a trademark of Invitrogen Corporation.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500 mL $54

NeuroPlex™ LO Serum-Free Neuronal Medium
600-301

Like Neurobasal™, Gemini’s NeuroPlex™ LO serum-free neuronal medium is intended for the long-term culture of embryonic hippocampal neurons; NeuroPlex™ LO also performs well with many other cells from the central and peripheral nervous systems. This specialized medium is intended for supplementation with Gem21 NeuroPlex™ or N2 NeuroPlex™, depending upon targeted cell type.

Sterile-filtered
Ships on ice. Store refrigerated at 2 to 8°C
Neurobasal™ is a trademark of Invitrogen Corporation.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500 mL $42

Grace’s Insect Medium
600-310

Grace’s insect medium is ideal for transfection when supplemented with 2-10% fetal bovine serum. It supports a variety of insect cells, including several lepidopterans and some dipterans. This medium lacks the lactalbumin hydrolysate and yeastolate added to TNM-FH medium. We manufacture all our insect media only with stabilized L-glutamine to ensure the longest possible shelf life.

Sterile-filtered
Ships on blue ice. Store refrigerated at 2 to 8°C

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500 mL $46

TNM-FH Insect Medium
600-311

TNM-FH insect medium, also called supplemented Grace’s medium, is ideal for general cell growth and maintenance when supplemented with 2-10% fetal bovine serum. It supports a number of insect cell lines from a variety of lepidopteran species. This medium contains the lactalbumin hydrolysate and yeastolate absent from our Grace’s insect medium. We manufacture all our insect media only with stabilized L-glutamine to ensure the longest possible shelf life.

Sterile-filtered
Ships on blue ice. Store refrigerated at 2 to 8°C

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500mL $37

SFIM60 Serum Free Insect Medium
900-630

Gemini’s SFIM60 which is a serum and protein-free medium developed for the growth of Sf-9 cells and for use in the Baculovirus protein expression platform. While SFIM60 was optimized for Sf-9 cells, it has produced excellent results with other insect cell lines, including Sf-21 and TN368 cells.

Ships on ice. Store refrigerated at 2 to 8°C.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.

Product 500 mL inquire

Ham’s F-12 Media
900-937

With L-glutamine. Without phenol red.

Ships on dry ice. Store at 2˚ to 8˚C.

*Single-unit price. For inquiries about this product, contact your sales representative.