Poloxamer 188 solution

10%, sterile-filtered, BioReagent, suitable for insect cell culture

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mol wt

average mol wt 8350




cell culture | insect: suitable


endotoxin, tested


0.04 mM

transition temp

cloud point ≥100





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General description

Poloxamer 188 (P188) is a copolymer of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropylene.{15} P-188 exhibits low toxicity and therefore may be used in oral drug delivery.{14}


Poloxamer 188 solution is used in flow cytometry of Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells.{13} It was used to supplement the growth medium for MSCs (EMD Millipore SCR108) cultures. 2 bioavailability of the suspension of ketoprofen and P-188 was reported in a study.{14}
A nonionic copolymer surfactant

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Pluronic is a registered trademark of BASF

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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