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MEGM Bulletkit™, also sold as separate basal medium and supplements
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Did you know our customers have used MEGMTM BulletKitTM not only for Lonza's primary HMECs but also to culture well-established normal breast cell lines such as MCF-10A and MCF-12A?
MEGMTM BulletKitTM is optimized and readily available media kit giving researchers the confidence and the convenience of a system that works to support their cells. This is especially important for researchers who are utilizing normal breast cell lines as a stepping stone to primary HMEC cell culture. Working with the same media between cell lines and primary cells can reduce variability within the experiments and simplifies the shift for researchers. In addition, if primary HMECs are utilized as a side-by-side control with normal breast cell lines, the MEGMTM BulletKitTM media may also offer cost-benefits since customers can use the same media to support both cell types.
Lonza's human mammary epithelial cells (HMEC) at passage 5 cultured in MEGMTM Medium
Recommended Subculturing Reagents: ReagentPackTM Subculture Reagents
Here are selected publications out of many where our customers have used MEGMTM Growth Media with various normal breast cells.
Also check out our BEGMTM BulletKitTM, suitable to support MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cell lines in co-culture models with lung epithelial cells. For a detailed listing of publications with expanded use of MEGMTM Medium or other Lonza products, please contact our scientific support team.
New! Purchase our Mammary Epithelial Cell Culture Kit (catalog
no. CC-2551B) and get a discounted price on cells and media. The kit consists
of a cryopreserved ampule of mammary epithelial cells (catalog no. CC-2551) and MEGM™ BulletKit™ Growth Media (catalog no. CC-3150)