R4505 Sigma-Aldrich

Rabbit Serum

USDA approved, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: Serum from rabbit, lapine sera, lapine serum, sera, serum



Related Categories Cell Culture, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Other Animal Sera, Horse Sera and Sera from Other Species, Sera from Other Species
biological source   rabbit
sterility   sterile-filtered
quality   USDA approved
composition   hemoglobin (tested)
origin   USA origin
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
impurities   endotoxin, tested
  mycoplasma, tested
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C



Rabbit serum is used to support cultures of Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease.
Rabbit Serum is used for the following applications:
• sampling for bacteriological cultures and culture conditions
• as a supplement in BSK-S medium in a study to evaluate the infectivity and pathogenicity of BL206 and B515 grown in BSK medium containing this product vs the medium containing Sigma rabbit serum R7136
• light microscopy, immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry.
• immunoelectron microscopy


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Analysis Note

Endotoxin tested

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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