γ-irradiated by SER-TAIN™ process
hemoglobin, ≤20 mg/dL
cell culture | mammalian: suitable
≤10 EU/mL endotoxin
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Cultured cells are excellent hosts for the propagation of many types of viruses. The ability of cell culture systems to produce large quantities of attenuated viral particles has served as the basis for the production of both human and veterinary vaccines. Traditional methods have relied on the production of viral agents in cells cultured in medium supplemented with serum, most commonly fetal bovine serum (FBS).