Stem Cell Media

Media and Reagents for Research, Clinical and Commercial Use

The development of cell-based therapies is driving demand for high-quality stem cell media. Sartorius offers a full range of xeno-free and animal component-free stem cell media, including cell culture media, stem cell freezing solutions, stem cell differentiation media, attachment factors and cell dissociation solutions. Sartorius’ media meet superior quality standards, are extensively QC tested and functionally characterized to perform in relevant pluripotent or multipotent stem cells. 

Stem Cell Media Portfolio

Find the Right Stem Cell Media and Reagent for Your Application

Sartorius‘ portfolio of stem cell culture media, reagents and freezing solutions provides support for culturing, reprogramming, characterizing, and differentiating stem cells. From identifying colonies and their lineages to monitoring changing morphology, these stem cell media products accelerate scientists’ progress in understanding disease processes and developing advanced stem cell therapies.

hPSC Culture

hMSC Culture


NutriStem® hPSC XF Culture Media

MSC NutriStem® XF Culture Media



NutriCoat™/MSC Attachment Solution


Recombinant Trypsin Solution

Recombinant Trypsin Solution


NutriFreez® Cryopreservation

NutriFreez® Cryopreservation


NutriStem® hPSC GF-free

MSCgo™ Differentiation Media


Human Serum Albumin

PLTGold® Platelet Lysate

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Human Pluripotent Stem Cell (hPSC) Culture

hPSC culture conditions significantly impact cellular characteristics, growth, and potential downstream use. For therapeutic stem cell applications, cultures must be scalable and free of xenogenic factors. NutriStem® hPSC media are derived from defined components and xeno-free.

  • Support long-term culture of hPSCs
  • Preserve pluripotency and hPSC normal karyotypes
  • cGMP manufactured
  • DMF available

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Human Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cell (hMSC) Culture

hMSCs are promising tools for regenerative medicine and cellular therapies. When expanding hMSCs in vitro for translational use, a cGMP-compliant culture that generates large numbers of healthy, proliferative hMSCs is vital. MSC NutriStem® is xeno-free and serum-free.

  • Exceptional hMSC proliferation and rapid expansion
  • Used in multiple clinical trials worldwide
  • cGMP manufactured
  • DMF available

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Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation

Stem cell differentiation for research, drug discovery or therapeutic applications must be reproducible and reliable. MSCgo™ Differentiation Media are serum-free and xeno-free for the differentiation of osteogenic, adipogenic, and chondrogenic lineages.

  • Ensure hMSC culture integrity
  • Complete and ready-to-use
  • Optimized differentiation protocols
  • Suitable for various sources of hMSCs

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Stem Cell Cryopreservation

Freezing stem cells while minimizing changes in cellular genetics is vital to reserving cells for future clinical and experimental use. NutriFreez® optimized freezing solutions are designed and validated for use with many cell types including hESCs, iPSCs, and hMSCs.

  • Chemically defined, animal component-free, protein-free
  • High recovery and viability post-thaw
  • cGMP manufactured
  • DMF available

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Facilitating Stem Cell Research and Advanced Cell-Based Therapies

Why Use Sartorius’ Stem Cell Media?

Sartorius’ innovative and reliable stem cell media and reagents enable high-quality cell maintenance and cell health, allowing smooth transfers to clinical applications.

  • Defined, serum-free, xeno-free culture systems for hMSCs or hiPSCs and hESCs 
  • Superior proliferation rate 
  • Supporting long-term growth and differentiation
  • Specially developed animal component-free solutions for attachment, dissociation, cryopreservation, and differentiation
  • Complete protocols, application data and scientific references available
  • FDA Drug Master Files (DMF) available
  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 13408 and cGMP guidelines

Complete Your Stem Cell Application

Incucyte®️ SX5 Live-Cell Analysis Instrument

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Benchtop Bioreactors

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Cell Booster Bundle Makes Finding the Right Media Easy

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Regulatory Considerations When Choosing Stem Cell Media

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