Life Technologies manufactures a variety of Gibco® serum-free media formulations that are designed to maximize the growth and expansion of suspension human embryonic kidney (HEK) 293 cells.

Select the Gibco® serum-free HEK 293 growth medium that is right for your research:

Media
Chemically Defined
Suitable for Transfection
Primary Application
FreeStyle™ 293
Yes
Yes
Transient transfection, protein production, and antibody production
FreeStyle™ F-17
Yes
Yes
Compatible across a wide array of transient protein expression systems and transfection reagents; can be used as a growth medium in CHO systems
CD 293
Yes
No
Virus expression and transfection of stable cell lines
293 SFM II
No
No
Serum-free growth medium for HEK 293 suspension cells
Expi293™ Expression Medium Yes Yes Transient Transfection, Ultra-high yield protein production
For Research Use Only. Not intended for any animal or human therapeutic or diagnostic use.