Find the neural cell culture tools that are right for you based on your application

Having the right components for your complete neural cell culture medium is essential to achieving the best cell culture results.

To order the optimal reagents for your application, review the table below.


ApplicationSupplementCat. No.
Studies where XenoFree components are requiredB-27 Supplement, XenoFree CTSA14867-01
Studies of oxidative stress/damage, apoptosis, or where free radical damage to neurons occursB-27 Supplement, minus antioxidants10889-038
Studies of insulin secretion or insulin receptorsB-27 Supplement, minus insulinA1895601
Electrophysiology studiesB-27 Plus Neuronal Culture System
(includes media and supplement)
Growth and expansion of retinal ganglion cellsB-27 Supplement, Custom0080085-SA

Basal media

ApplicationOptimized cell typeBasal mediaCat. No.
Growth and maintenance of neuronsPrenatal and fetal neuronsNeurobasal Plus MediumA3582901
Receptor studies, downstream purification studies or other processes where the presence of phenol red is undesiredPrenatal and fetal neuronsNeurobasal Medium, minus phenol red12348-017
Postnatal and adult brain neuronsNeurobasal A  Medium, minus phenol red12349-015
Manipulation of neurons at ambient CO2 for at least 48 hr while retaining viabilityPostnatal neuronsHibernate-A MediumA12475-01
Embryonic neuronsHibernate-E MediumA12476-01
Glucose-response or insulin receptor studies where the presence of D-glucose or sodium pyruvate may interferePostnatal neuronsNeurobasal-A, minus D-glucose and Sodium PyruvateA24775-01

Additional products to support your neural cell culture