P9783 Sigma

Porcine Serum

USA origin, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture



Related Categories Alternative Sera, Cell Culture, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Other Animal Sera, Other Sera
sterility   sterile-filtered
origin   USA origin
suitability   suitable for cell culture
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C


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Analysis Note

Endotoxin tested

Preparation Note

Collected from adult animals.


Pig serum is used for the culture of procine islet cells.

Price and Availability

All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Frequently Asked Questions

Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
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There are several ways to find pricing and availability for our products.  Once you log onto our website, you will find the price and availability displayed on the product detail page. You can contact any of our Customer Sales and Service offices to receive a quote.  USA customers:  1-800-325-3010 or view local office numbers. 
What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
My question is not addressed here, how can I contact Technical Service for assistance?
Use the option to the right to "Ask a Question" by email of a Technical Service Scientist.
What do the abbreviations GM%? and MG% on the Certificate of Analysis for Product P9783, Porcine Serum, mean?
The protein concentration for the serum is given in gram percent (GM%) on the Certificate of Analysis.  This is equivalent to grams of protein per 100 mL of serum. The hemoglobin concentration is given in milligram percent (MG%), meaning milligrams of hemoglobin per 100 mL of serum.
Is Porcine Serum, Product P9783, heat-inactivated?
Product No. P9783, Porcine Serum is not heat-inactivated. If heat-inactivated Porcine serum is required, we offer Product No. 12736C.
Is Porcine Serum, Product P9783, tested for endotoxin levels?
Product No. P9783, Porcine Serum is tested for endotoxin which is reported on the lot specific Certificate of Analysis.  The specification is NMT 20.0 EU/ML (not more than 20 Endotoxin Units per milliliter).
Can Product P9783, Porcine Serum, be used as a blocking agent in immunoassays?
Product No. P9783, Porcine serum has not been tested as a blocking reagent, but it should work.
What is the differences among Porcine Serum Products P9783, 12731C, 12736C and 12737C?
All of these products are porcine serum. Product No. P9783 and 12731C are the same product. Product No. 12736C is heat-inactivated. Product No. 12737C is gamma-irradiated.
  What kind of solution is the A5955 - Antibiotic Antimycotic Solution (100×), Stabilized product suspended in?
A5955 - Antibiotic Antimycotic Solution (100×), Stabilized is supsended in a sodium citrate buffer solution. Source: Israel production group
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