PMA in normal tissue culture media?

Wolfgang Schechinger wgschech at med.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Oct 13 07:55:40 EST 1998


Hi all, 

Just got a flyer on my desk advertising "PMA free medium for 
melanocyte culture". (PMA is phorbol myristate acetae, AKA tumor 
promoting agent, a potent protein kinas C stimulator).
 Does this mean that PMA is added to melanocyte culture media (only) 
for some reasons or is there a chance that TC media may contain PMA??

Any ideas?

Wolfgang
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