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Hydrocortisone solution

50 μM, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

Cortisol, 17-Hydroxycorticosterone
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biological source

non-animal source



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50 μM


cell culture | mammalian: suitable


endotoxin, tested


5.0- 7.0

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Hydrocortisone has been used in epithelial and endothelial adherent cell culture applications. Hydrocortisone solution has been used for the isolation of epidermal stem cells and cell expansion. It has also been used for keratinocyte permeability assay.

Other Notes

Animal-component free

Physical form

frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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  5. What is the concentration of Product No. H6909, Hydrocortisone solution?

    Product No. H6909 is a 50 μM solution. This may also be written as approximately 0.0181 g/L.

  6. Is Product No. H6909, Hydrocortisone solution, isotonic?

    Product No. H6909 is a solution of hydrocortisone in normal saline (0.85%).  It is an isotonic solution of hydrocortisone.

  7. Is there ethanol in Product No. H6909, Hydrocortisone solution?

    Hydrocortisone is initially solubilized in ethanol and then diluted in normal saline.  The final concentration of ethanol is 2 ml/L (0.2% v/v).

  8. Should Product No. H6909, Hydrocortisone solution, be protected from light?

    Yes. Product No. H6909 is packaged in an amber vial.  If making single use aliquots, we recommend to use amber vials to protect the solution from light.

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