In Vitro

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 89–108 | Cite as

A survey of commercially available tissue culture media

  • Helen J. Morton


Folic Acid Lipoic Acid Tissue Culture Medium Choline Chloride Triple Distil Water 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    White, P. R. 1946. Growth 10; 231–289.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    White, P. R. 1949. J. Cell. Comp. Physiol. 34: 221–241.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Morgan, J. F., H. J. Morton, and R. C. Parker. 1950. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 73: 1–8.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Waymouth, C. 1968.Metabolism. FASEBBiological Handbook, pp. 180–187.Google Scholar


  1. 5.
    Original paper: Morgan, J. F., H. J. Morton, and R. C. Parker. 1950. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 73: 1.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 6.
    Subsequent modifications: Morgan, J. F., M. E. Campbell, and H. J. Morton. 1955. J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 16: 557.PubMedGoogle Scholar


  1. 7.
    Ginsberg, H. S., E. Gold, and W. S. Jordan, Jr. 1955. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 89: 66–71.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Original Reference

  1. 8.
    Eagle, H. 1959. Science 130: 432.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Supplementary References

  1. 9.
    Eagle, H. 1955. Science 122: 501; Eagle, H., V. I. Oyama, M. Levy, and A. E. Freeman, 1975 J. Biol. Chem. 226: 191.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 10.
    Eagle, H., K. A. Piez, and V. I. Oyama. Unpublished observations.Google Scholar
  3. 11.
    Piez, K. A., and H. Eagle. 1958. J. Biol. Chem. 231: 533.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 12.
    McLimans, W. F., E. V. Davis, F. L. Glover, and G. W. Rake. 1957. J. Immun. 79: 428.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 13.
    Eagle, H., 1956. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 91: 358.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. 14.
    Eagle, H., S. Barban, M. Levy, and H. Schulze 1958. J. Biol. Chem. 233: 551.PubMedGoogle Scholar


  1. 15.
    Behbehani, A. M., J. L. Melnick, and M. E. DeBakey. 1965. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 118: 759.PubMedGoogle Scholar


  1. 16.
    Melnick, J. L. 1955. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 61: 754–773.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. 17.
    Evans, V. J., J. C. Bryant, M. C. Fioramonti, W. T. McQuilkin, K. K. Sanford, and W. R. Earle. 1956. Studies of nutrient media for tissue cellsin vitro. I. A. protein-free chemically defined medium for cultivation of strain L cells. Cancer Res. 16: 77–86.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 18.
    Evans, V. J., J. C. Bryant, W. T. McQuilkin, M. C. Fioramonti, K. K. Sanford, B. B. Westfall, and W. R. Earle. 1956. Studies of nutrient media for tissue cellsin vitro. II. An improved protein-free chemically defined medium for long-term cultivation of strain L-929 cells. Cancer Res. 16: 87–94.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 19.
    McQuilkin, W. T., V. J. Evans, and W. R. Earle 1957. The adaptation of additional lines of NCTC clone 929 (strain L) cells to chemically defined protein-free medium NCTC 109. J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 19: 885–907.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 20.
    Evans, V. J., J. C. Bryant, H. A. Kerr, and E. L. Schilling. 1964. Chemically defined media for mammalian species. Exp. Cell Res. 36: 439–474.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

References RPMI medium 1629 (modification of McCoy 5A)

  1. 21.
    Iwakata, S., and J. T. Grace, Jr. 1964. Cultivation in vitro of myeloblasts from human leukemia. N. Y. State J. Med. 64: 2279–2282.Google Scholar

RPMI Medium 1640

  1. 22.
    Moore, G. E., R. E. Gerner, and H. A. Franklin. 1967. Culture of normal human leukocytes. J. A. M. A. 199: 519–524.Google Scholar

RPMI medium 1634

  1. 23.
    Moore, G. E., R. E. Gerner, and J. Minowada. 1968. Studies of normal and neoplastic human hematopoietic cells in vitro. In:The Proliferation and Spread of Neoplastic Cells. The Williams and Wilkins Company. Baltimore.Google Scholar

RPMI medium 1603

  1. 24.
    Moore, G. E., and H. Kitamura. 1968. Cell line derived from a patient will multiple myeloma. N. Y. State J. Med. 68: 2054–2060.PubMedGoogle Scholar


  1. 25.
    Puck, T. T., S. J. Cieciura, and A. Robinson. 1958. J. Exp. Med. 108: 945.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. 26.
    Ham, R. G. 1963. Exp. Cell. Res. 29: 515–526.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. 27.
    Ham, R. G. 1965. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 53: 288–293.CrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. 28.
    Ham, R. G., and L. W. Murray. 1967. J. Cell. Physiol. 70: 275–280.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. 29.
    Waymouth, C. 1959. J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 22: 1003.PubMedGoogle Scholar


  1. 30.
    Trowell, O. A. 1959. Exp. Cell Res. 16: 118.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. 31.
    In: Parker, R. C. 1961.Methods of Tissue Culture, Ed. 3. Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., New York, p. 74–75.Google Scholar


  1. 32.
    Healy, G. M., and R. C. Parker. 1996. J. Cell Biol. 30: 531.CrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. 33.
    Leibovitz, A. 1963. Amer. J. Hyg. 78: 173.PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Tissue Culture Association 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen J. Morton
    • 1
  1. 1.National Research Council of CanadaOttawaCanada

Personalised recommendations