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Renaissance Essential Tumor Medium™

515 mL
This product is discontinued


Renaissance Essential Tumor Medium™ is a cell line derivation and maintenance medium specifically formulated for the extended in vitro propagation of patient cancer cells derived from various tumor types. Media for deriving and maintain cell lines from primary tumors in patient samples. This media supports the in vitro derivation and growth of multiple cancer types including breast, lung, ovarian, and colon. Cells were grown in culture using RETM and were passaged in accordance with the Media QC SOP. Population Doubling values greater than 1 were obtained and population doubling rates in the final interval were not less than half the average initial population doubling rate. Manufactured by Cellaria, LLC.

Product Details

Renaissance Essential Tumor Medium™ - CM-0001
media for patient derived tumor, media for carcinoma cell lines, cell culture media

Target Details

Found free of microbial contamination by direct culture: No growth: Pass. Mycoplasma: Negative: Pass. Growth characteristics enabled by media is in accordance with internal QC rates and values: Pass. To make RETM Complete Medium, combine the following: 500 mL RETM Basal Medium, 15 mL RETM Supplement. Recommended product: 125 μL cholera toxin, 1-5% heat-inactivated fetal bovine serum, Pen-strep or other antibiotics as desired. When handling cholera toxin, or when performing cell culture using medium with cholera toxin, gloves, lab coat and eye protection should be worn. Any media spills should be cleaned immediately. Cell culture environments should be wiped down (70% ethanol and bleach) after completing work with either of these media.

Application Details

Replace the medium when it becomes orange to orange-yellow to replenish nutrients and maintain pH. Varying levels of FBS (1%-10%) to further promote the growth and expansion of the cancer cells. Suitable for breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, and ovarian cancer. Useful for derivation, maintenance, and expansion of adherent and spherical cultures. This is a Rock-inhibitor free, feeder-free, and low-serum media.


Liquid (sterile filtered)

Shipping & Handling

Wet Ice
Shipped as two components. Upon arrival, store basal medium at 4°C. Store supplement at -20°C. Medium and supplement are stable for a minimum of 3 months from date of receipt when stored as directed.
Expiration date is three (3) months from date of receipt.

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This product is for research use only and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic applications. Please contact a technical service representative for more information. All products of animal origin manufactured by Rockland Immunochemicals are derived from starting materials of North American origin. Collection was performed in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspected facilities and all materials have been inspected and certified to be free of disease and suitable for exportation. All properties listed are typical characteristics and are not specifications. All suggestions and data are offered in good faith but without guarantee as conditions and methods of use of our products are beyond our control. All claims must be made within 30 days following the date of delivery. The prospective user must determine the suitability of our materials before adopting them on a commercial scale. Suggested uses of our products are not recommendations to use our products in violation of any patent or as a license under any patent of Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. If you require a commercial license to use this material and do not have one, then return this material, unopened to: Rockland Inc., P.O. BOX 5199, Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA.

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