Synonym: Minimum Essential Medium Eagle
MEM, is a kind of widely used cell culture media and has been used for cultivation of a wide variety of cells. The formulation can be further modified for some particular applications. Earle's Balanced Salts are supplemented for short-term use in a CO2 environment.
HEPES can help maintain pH level during cell culture.
L-Glutamine is an essential amino acid for cell growth, which can be used as the energy source of cultured cells and participate in protein synthesis and nucleic acid metabolism.