Microglia, rat

primary immune cells found in the central nervous system

Cell Type:
Glial Cells
Tissue Origin:
brain
Species:
rat
Research Area:
Immunotherapy / Hematology
Neurobiology
Cell Characteristics:
Adherent

Recommended Media

Dulbecco's Modified Eagle Medium (DMEM) was developed in 1969 and is a modification of Basal Medium Eagle (BME) that differs from BME and MEM by the following characteristics:

  • Vitamins 4X greater than MEM. Vitamins and amino acids greater than BME
  • Types and quantities of amino acids greater than MEM and BME
  • Iron (ferric nitrate)

It is used in a wide range of mammalian cell culture applications.  The high glucose version is well suited to high density suspension culture. The low glucose formula is used for adherent dependent cells.

Storage = 2ºC to 8ºC

Liquid:
12-614 = 4.5 g/L glucose, without L-glutamine
12-604 = 4.5 g/L glucose, with L-glutamine
BE12-604/U1 = 4.5 g/L glucose, with Ultraglutamine I
12-914 = 4.5 g/L glucose, without L-glutamine (hybridoma screened)
12-917 = 4.5 g/L glucose, without L-glutamine or phenol red
12-709 = 4.5 g/L glucose and 25 mM HEPES, without L-glutamine
12-733= 4.5 g/L glucose, without L-glutamine or sodium pyruvate
12-741 = 4.5 g/L glucose, with L-glutamine, without sodium pyruvate

12-707 = 1.0 g/L glucose, without L-glutamine
12-708 = 1.0 g/L glucose and 25 mM HEPES, without L-glutamine

Powder:
15-614 = 4.5 g/L glucose, without L-glutamine or sodium pyruvate
15-604 = 4.5 g/L glucose, with L-glutamine or sodium pyruvate

Transfection Information

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Citations

Categories:
Primary Cells and Media 
Authors:
Sato K, Mochida S, Tomimoto D, Konuma T, Kiyota N, Tsuda S, Shiga Y, Omodaka K, Nakazawa T 
In:
Exp Eye Res (2020) 193: 107997