PIM(R)® is a new Prodo Labs islet specific media that is manufactured under cGMP conditions for tissue culture use in immediately recovering human islets following their processing and purification from pancreases.
It is designed for the first 48 hours of tissue culture at 37oC. It accelerates the recovery of the islets as demonstrated by rapid rounding up with increased glucose responsiveness, insulin content, and suitability for implantation.
It currently is designed to be used with 5% Human AB Serum that is pretested for islet suitability. It does not contain any animal proteins or growth factors and has a glucose concentration of 5.8 mM. Please click on the link at the bottom of the page for the complete technical notes.