RPMI Medium 1640 has been specifically developed for the long-term culture of blood cells, the culture of normal and abnormal human leukocytes (e.g. neoplastic WBC's) and is now used as a general medium (with serum). Roswell Park Memorial Institute (RPMI) 1640 Medium has also been found suitable for a variety of mammalian cells, including HeLa, Jurkat, MCF-7, PC12, PBMC, astrocytes, and carcinomas.
This RPMI is modified as follows:
- Sodium Bicarbonate
- Phenol Red
Application AreaCell culture
Animal Origin (AO) / Non-Animal Origin (NAO)NAO
Storage ConditionsProtected from light