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Gibco™ Sf-900™ III SFM

A low-hydrolysate, serum-free, protein-free, animal origin–free insect cell culture medium

Supplier:  Gibco™ 12658027


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Catalog No. 12-658-027

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  • Sf-900™ III SFM is a low-hydrolysate, serum-free, protein-free, animal origin–free insect cell culture medium optimized for the growth and maintenance of Spodoptera frugiperda (Sf9 and Sf21) cells
  • Also optimized for recombinant gene expression using the baculovirus and stable insect expression systems
  • Medium is suitable for suspension and monolayer culture methods and supports growth of other lepidopteran cell lines
  • Spodoptera frugiperda (Sf9) cells grown in Sf-900™ III SFM achieve maximum cell densities of 10 to 14 × 106 cells/mL
  • Sf-900™ III SFM is an improved serum-free, protein-free, animal origin–free medium designed for growth of Sf9 and other lepidopteran cell lines and production of insect viruses and recombinant proteins
  • Ready to use format does not require addition of serum, glutamine, or surfactants
  • Cells adapted to other commercially available serum-free media should be sequentially adapted into Sf-900™ III SFM=
  • Reduced hydrolysate concentrations improve lot-to-lot consistency
  • Store at 2°C to 8°C, protected from light

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Shipping Condition: Room temperature


Gibco Sf-900 II SFM is manufactured at a cGMP-compliant facility located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.



Storage conditions: 2-8°C. Protect from light
Shipping conditions: Ambient
Shelf life: 18 months from date of manufacture
Insect Cell
Sustainable packaging
1000 mL
S. frugiperda, Spodoptera frugiperda
Sf21, Sf9
Animal Origin-free, Protein-free, Serum-free
Insect Cell Serum Free Medium (SFM)
Gibco™, Sf-900™
Room Temperature
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