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Fetal Bovine Serum - Embryonic Stem Cell Qualified, Heat Inactivated

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Key Product Details

Features: For applications utilizing embryonic stem (ES) cells, the success is highly dependent on identifying a suitable lot of Fetal Bovine Serum. ES Cell Qualified Fetal Bovine Serum is pre-screened for exceptional performance with embryonic stem cells, minimizing the need for evaluating serum lots.
Key Benefits:
  • Utilizes our highest quality FBS
  • Extended testing on human embryonic stem (hES) cells
  • Screened for colony morphology, pluripotency, and plating efficiency
  • Maintains hES cells in an undifferentiated state
  • Low endotoxin and hemoglobin levels
  • USDA-Approved FBS of Mexico/Central American origin
  • Manufactured in our ISO 9001:2015 certified facility
  • Formerly sold under the Atlanta Biologicals brand
Fetal Bovine Serum - Embryonic Stem Cell Qualified, Heat Inactivated
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S10295H
S10250H
S10210H
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FAQs for Fetal Bovine Serum - Embryonic Stem Cell Qualified, Heat Inactivated

  • What is the difference between Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Fetal Calf Serum (FCS)?

    There is no difference. These are different names for the same product. Serum derived from blood of bovine fetuses is referred to as Fetal Bovine Serum or Fetal Calf Serum.

  • Should I use heat inactivated fetal bovine serum?

    Heat inactivation, in general, decreases the growth promoting properties of the serum and causes increased formation of crystalline or flocculent precipitates (salts, proteins, lipids, fibrin, etc.) in the Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) as well as in other serum products.  In fact, for many cell culture applications, heat inactivation may be unnecessary.  Warming the serum-containing medium to 37˚C prior to use, as is the practice in many cell culture laboratories, is often sufficient to inactivate heat-labile complement factors.  Heat inactivated FBS is frequently used in immunological applications.Since every cell type has different growth requirements, the choice of whether to heat inactivate your serum or not must be made by the researcher. If you have concerns about whether to use heat inactivated serum with your cell line or not, perform a side-by-side comparison of cell growth with heat inactivated versus non-heat inactivated serum.For your convenience, R&D Systems offers all serum with or without heat-inactivation.

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