TMS-016 Sigma-Aldrich

Fetal Bovine Serum

US Origin, HL-1 Cell Screened FBS, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: FBS

  •  eCl@ss 32160801

  •  NACRES NA.71



Related Categories Cell Culture, FBS Select, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Other Animal Sera, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) for cell culture
Quality Level   500
biological source   bovine fetus
sterility   sterile; sterile-filtered
form   liquid
origin   USA origin
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable (cell culture)
impurities   endotoxin, tested
  mycoplasma, tested
  virus, tested
storage temp.   −20°C


General description

HL-1 Cell Screened Fetal Bovine Serum is exclusively of US origin. Each lot is sterile filtered and mycoplasma, endotoxin, and virus tested. Additionally, each lot is screened using HL-1 mouse cardiac muscle cells (cat. no. SCC065) to ensure maintenance of differentiated cardiomyocyte phenotype and contractile activity in vitro. A Certificate of Analysis is available upon request.

This serum has been derived from blood aseptically collected in USDA approved abattoirs in the United States of America. This serum was aseptically processed and filter sterilized in the United States. The country of origin of the the crude blood (donor cow origin) is the United States.


This serum is US Origin FBS and has not been heat inactivated or gamma irradiated.


Each lot is tested and qualified for use with mouse HL-1 cardiac muscle cell line.

Storage and Stability

Frozen FBS should be stored at -20ºC until expiration date.


Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Safety & Documentation

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