PIM(S)® is a new Prodo Labs islet specific media that is manufactured under cGMP conditions for use in human islet culture for clinical transplantation and for research. It is designed for long term tissue culture of islets from 2 to 21 days at 37oC. It is enhanced with specific components that permit long term culture of healthy islets that maintain their 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.