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B9433

Sigma-Aldrich

Bovine Serum, Adult

USA origin, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
Bovine sera, cow sera, cow serum
eCl@ss:
32160409
NACRES:
NA.71

biological source

bovine

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

form

liquid

composition

hemoglobin, ≤50 mg/dL

origin

USA origin

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤50 EU/mL endotoxin

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

Bovine serum (BS) is considered a cost-effective choice than fetal bovine serum (FBS). It can also be preserved stable for a long time.

Application

Bovine Serum, Adult has been used:
  • to treat silicone square to prepare it for the biofilm assay for in vitro biofilm growth conditions
  • in cell culture as a component in Dulbecco′s modified Eagle medium for digesting articular cartilage and proximal metacarpals
  • as a lubricating solution in hydrodynamic analysis and to imitate the synovial joints

Biochem/physiol Actions

Adult bovine serum (BS) possesses bactericidal activity against Helicobacter pylori. Heat-treated BS can be used as the best serum source of H. pylori culture medium.

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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