Media and Oils

Gamete Buffer

A medium used for washing and handling of human gametes and embryos outside the incubator while performing ICSI, IUI and embryo transfer procedures.

Designed to efficiently maintain the physiological environment of gametes and embryos during washing and short-term handling outside the incubator.

Key Features

  • Gamete Buffer is HEPES buffered, suitable for use in ambient laboratory conditions
  • Facilitates washing of oocytes, sperm and embryos
  • Aids sperm preparation for swim-up and density gradient method procedures

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Order Number  Code  Description  Volume
95702 GBD-100 100
95703 GBD-250 250
93465 GBS-100 With HSA 100
93466 GBS-500 With HSA 500

*Please note that products may only be available in selected countries.

  • HEPES buffer
  • Bicarbonate
  • Physiologic salts
  • Glucose
  • Lactate
  • Pyruvate

  • pH tested
  • Osmolality tested
  • SAL (Sterility Assurance Level): 10-3
  • Endotoxin < 0.25 EU/ml
  • Mouse embryo assay (MEA)
  • Shelf life: 12 months
  • Safety Data Sheet Gamete Buffer

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Gamete Buffer IFU


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