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C8056 Sigma-Aldrich

Calf Serum

from formula-fed bovine calves, iron supplemented, USA origin, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: bovine calf sera, bovine calf serum, calf sera, calf serum

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Culture, Core Bioreagents, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Other Animal Sera, General Reagents, Life Science Reagents for Transfection,
Quality Level   GMP
biological source   formula-fed bovine calves
sterility   sterile-filtered
composition   hemoglobin, ≤35 mg/dL
origin   USA origin
impurities   ≤10 EU/mL Endotoxin
suitability   suitable for cell culture
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Testing Method

Endotoxin tested

Linkage

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Preparation Note

Each lot is supplemented to a constant iron concentration.

Application

Iron-supplemented bovine serum may be used 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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Cell Culture Guide
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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

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