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P9783

Sigma-Aldrich

Porcine Serum

USA origin, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
porcine sera, pig sera, pig serum

Quality Level

biological source

Porcine

sterility

sterile-filtered

composition

hemoglobin, ≤50 mg/dL

origin

USA origin

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤20 EU/mL endotoxin

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

The porcine serum comprises serum amyloid A (SAA), C-reactive protein (CRP), haptoglobin (Hp), and pig major acute phase protein (pig-MAP).

Application

Porcine Serum has been used:
  • in the neutralization of lipofectamine coated adeno-associated viruses (AAVs)
  • for inducing liver fibrosis in rats
  • as a standard negative reference in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
  • as a component of trypticase soy broth with 0.6% yeast extract (TSBYE) for culturing A. actinomycetemcomitans strains

Biochem/physiol Actions

Pig serum acute phase proteins (APP) show elevation with age. It is used for the culture of porcine islet cells.

Preparation Note

Collected from adult animals.

Analysis Note

Endotoxin tested

Storage Class Code

12 - Non 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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