Pituitary Extract, bovine (PEX) is an extract of bovine pituitary tissue containing growth factors.
Pituitary Extract bovine has been used as a component in the Roswell Park memorial institute 1640 (RPMI-1640) to culture Rb-/- epithelial cells. It has also been used as a component in the Dulbecco′s modified Eagle′s medium (DMEM) for culturing Schwann cells.
Pituitary Extract, bovine (PEX) or BPE is essential for mitotic activity and promotes the growth of several types of mammalian cells. It favors the proliferation of keratocytes culture and bovine knee chondrocytes. BPE helps in the synthesis of collagen and glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) in bovine knee chondrocytes.
Lyophilized from sodium phosphate buffer