RPMI-1640 medium with L-glutamine and sodium bicarbonate is used for maintaining cell lines and serves as a medium for different cells.
- Sterile filtered
- Suitable for cell culture
RPMI 1640 Medium was developed at Roswell Park Memorial Institute in 1966 by Moore and his co-workers. A modification of McCoy′s 5A Medium, it was formulated to support lymphoblastoid cells in suspension culture, but it has since been shown to support a wide variety of cells that are anchorage dependent.