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Bovine Calf Serum

Iron-Fortified, USA origin, from formula-fed bovine calves, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: Calf Serum, bovine calf sera, calf sera, calf serum

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Culture, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Other Animal Sera, Newborn, Calf and Adult Bovine Sera More...
biological source   bovine (calf) (formula-fed)
sterility   sterile-filtered
composition   hemoglobin, ≤35 mg/dL
origin   USA origin
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
impurities   ≤10 EU/mL endotoxin
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Application

Iron-supplemented bovine serum as an alternative to fetal bovine serum in the CHO/HGPRT mutation assay, Oberly, et. al. Development of a more rapid, reduced serum culture system for Caco-2 monolayers and application to the biopharmaceutics classification system. Lentz et. al.

Testing Method

Endotoxin tested

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Preparation Note

Each lot is supplemented to a constant iron concentration.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Serum for Cell and Tissue Culture: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Serum is added as a supplement to culture media at a concentration of 2-10% to provide a mixture of nutritional, hormonal, growth and attachment factors. Serum also acts as a buffer to the cell cultu...
Keywords: Agriculture, Cell culture, Centrifugation, Culture media, Filtration, Nucleic acid denaturation

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Cell Culture Troubleshooting Guide

Cell culture has become one of the most fundamental techniques for modeling biological systems, and is of increasing importance in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors as well as an essential...
Keywords: Antibiotics, Apoptosis, Cell attachment, Cell culture, Cryopreservation, Filtration, Growth factors, Pharmaceutical, Phase transitions

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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