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Aliquots of a 100X stock solution of each antibiotic and the HEPES can be stored frozen and added directly to the medium as it is being prepared. Since the solubility of many antibiotics is pH dependent the HEPES should be added first to adjust the pH before adding the antibiotics. 2 Itm pore filter. 0 mM EDT A is used to subculture serum-free grown cells. 1 % (w Iv) solution of soybean trypsin inhibitor made in the appropriate basal nutrient medium. These solutions should be prepared with the same quality of water and clean glassware used in preparing the basal medium.