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F0392

Sigma-Aldrich

Fetal Bovine Serum

USA origin, Dialyzed by ultrafiltration against 0.15 M NaCl, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
Fetal Bovine Sera, Fetal Calf Sera, FBS, FCS, sera, serum
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
32160409

biological source

bovine fetus

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

product line

FBS Select

form

liquid

composition

Bovine IgG, ≤1 mg/mL
Hemoglobin, ≤20 mg/dL

origin

USA origin

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤10 EU/mL endotoxin

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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Application

Fetal Bovine Serum has been used as a supplement for various cell culture techniques as it provides many non-defined growth promoting and survival enhancing factor to cells in culture.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) is a constituent of animal cell culture media. It contains hormones and growth factors. FBS promotes in vitro cell culture, by providing binding proteins, lipids, minerals, attachment and spreading factors.

Preparation Note

10,000 Molecular Weight Cut-off

Analysis Note

  • Endotoxin and hemoglobin tested
  • Tested for the presence of bacteria, virus, and mycoplasma
  • Triple filtered with 0.1 micron membrane under aseptic conditions

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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