CGM/CDM Chondrocyte Growth & Differentiation media

  • CGM Chondrocyte Growth media
  • CDM Chondrocyte Differentiation Media

Articular cartilage is characterized by high wear resistance and poor regenerative qualities. It is responsible for much of the compressive resistance and load bearing qualities of the knee joint.

Growth and differentiation of chondrocytes

For the expansion and differentiation of chondrocytes, specific media are available:

  • CGM™ Chondrocyte Growth Medium for expansion 
  • CDM™ Chondrocyte Differentiation Medium  for differentiation of human chondrocytes


Media are supplied in several formats:

  • Basal Medium - contains no growth factors cytokines, or supplements
  • SingleQuots™ Kit- growth factors and supplements
  • BulletKit™ - basal medium and SingleQuots™ Kit packaged together

SingleQuots include  the following growth supplements: R3-Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (R3-IGF-1), 1.0 ml; human recombinant Fibroblast Growth Factor-Beta (hrFGF-β), 2.5 ml; Transferrin, 0.5 ml; Insulin, 1.0 ml; Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), 25.0 ml; Gentamicin/Amphotericin-B (GA), 0.5 ml.

Ordering information

Westburg offers this product in The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg,
If you are not located in these countries please visit the Lonza website to find your local distributor.
Cat no. Description
LO CC-3216 Chondrocyte BulletKit (CC-3217+CC-4409)
LO CC-3217 Chondrocyte Basal Medium 500 ml
LO CC-3225 Chondrocyte Differentiation Medium BulletKit (CC-3226 + CC-4408)
LO CC-3226 Chondrocyte Basal Differentiation Medium, 250 ml
LO CC-3233 Chondrocyte Subculture Reagent Kit
LO CC-4408 Chondrocyte Diff. Medium SingleQuot Kit
LO CC-4409 Chondrocyte Growth Med. SingleQuot Kit