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F6178

Sigma-Aldrich

Fetal Bovine Serum

USA origin, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture, suitable for hybridoma

Synonym(s):
FBS, FCS, sera, serum
MDL number:

biological source

bovine fetus

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

composition

Bovine IgG, ≤1 mg/mL
Hemoglobin, ≤25 mg/dL

origin

USA origin

technique(s)

cell culture | hybridoma: suitable
cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤25 EU/mL endotoxin

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

FBS remains a popular media supplement because it provides a wide array of functions in cell culture. FBS delivers nutrients, growth and attachment factors and protects cells from oxidative damage and apoptosis by mechanisms that are difficult to reproduce in serum-free media (SFM) systems.

Application

FBS sourced in the United States is used in a broad range of cell culture applications. FBS provides many non-defined growth promoting and survival enhancing factor to cells in culture.

Analysis Note

  • Endotoxin and hemoglobin tested
  • Tested for the presence of bacteria, virus, and mycoplasma
  • Triple filtered with 0.1 micron membrane under aseptic conditions

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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