Oocyte Holding Medium

For holding of oocytes prior to maturation 

Description and Prod. No.

20 ml medium in glass bottle, Prod. No. 3.12.020 

For Embryo transfer and holding, transportation and biopsy of in vitro and in vivo ET embryos
Keep embryos for as short time as possible in transfer straws
For holding of oocytes to postpone maturation.

The medium is ready-to-use and does not need any supplements Medium should be preheated to 22 °C prior to use
The medium is HEPES buffered and does not require CO2 equilibration, but it can also be used in a CO2 Incubator

Key Ingredients:

Inorganic Salts, Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids, Vitamins, Sodium Bicarbonate, Alanyl Glutamine, Glucose, Albumin, Phenol Red, Tween 80, HEPES and Gentamycin

Quality Control Tests and Manufacturing

  • Sterility tested (Fungal and Bacterial)
  • Osmolality tested and pH tested
  • Endotoxin tested
  • Manufacturer is ISO9001 and ISO13485 certified
  • Controlled environment and to human standards
  • Bovine Embryo Assay (BEA)
  • Batch analysis certificate available


  • Store in original unopened container refrigerated 3-9 °C and protected from light
  • Do not expose to temperatures higher than 39°C
  • Do not freeze product it may precipitate < 2°C
  • The medium must be used within 10 days after opening, providing it has been handled aseptically and is kept refrigerated after opening
  • Discard unused medium if it has been warmed

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