Schneider’s Drosophilia Medium

CAD 22.00

Schneider’s Insect Medium was developed to encourage the growth of Imaginal Discs excised from Drosophila melanogaster, the fruit fly. Schneider’s Drosophila Medium also promotes rapid growth of both primary and existing cell cultures derived from Drosophila spp. and several other dipterans when supplemented with 5-20% heat-inactivated Fetal Bovine Serum.

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Theoretical pH

6.5 ± 0.3


330 mOsm/kg ± 10 %


Yellow, clear solution

Storage conditions

+2°C to +8°C

Shelf life

12 months

Sterility tests

– Bacteria in aerobic and anaerobic conditions
– Fungi and yeasts

Indications of deterioration

This solution should be clear and free of particulate and flocculent material.
Do not use if the solution is cloudy or contains precipitate.
Other evidence of deterioration may include degradation of physical or performance


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