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P2918 Sigma-Aldrich

Human Serum

from platelet poor human plasma, sterile-filtered, (mycoplasma tested, virus tested)

Synonym: human plasma, human sera, human serum

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Culture, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Other Animal Sera, Pooled Human Serum for Cell Culture More...
biological source   human
sterility   sterile-filtered
origin   USA origin
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
impurities   (mycoplasma tested, virus tested)
  ≤10 EU/mL endotoxin
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Application

Human serum from platelet poor plasma (PPP) is useful for studies of the effects of platelet lysates on the growth of cells such as articular chondrocytes and human skin fibroblasts. It has also been used in platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) purification assays.

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Analysis Note

Endotoxin tested

Other Notes

It is not unusual for a white precipitate to form following a freeze-thaw cycle for this human serum product.

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

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Protocols & Articles

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

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