Fetalgro® Bovine Growth Serum (Standard FBS Replacement)
Fetalgro® is our proprietary bovine growth serum supplemented with additives that match or outperform FBS' cell growth capabilities in many cell lines including:
Developed as a FBS alternative, Fetalgro® is a fraction of the price of FBS with a more reliable supply line, ensuring consistent availability. Many cell lines are suited to direct adaptation from FBS to Fetalgro® with no weaning procedure. Fetalgro® is triple 0.1 µm sterile filtered in our cGMP compliant facility. All serum used in Fetalgro® manufacturing is sourced from audited suppliers within the US and is fully traceable.
- Average endotoxin level*: < 3 EU/ml
- Average hemoglobin level*: < 10 mg/dL
- US origin
- Storage conditions: ≤ -10° C
*Data based on last seven lots produced.
Fetalgro® Bovine Growth Serum (BGS) specific product test requirements and typical values are given below:
|Total Protein||Chemistry Analyzer||As Reported|
|Osmolality||By Osmometer||260 - 340 mOsm/Kg|
|pH||pH Meter||6.5 - 8.5|
|Hemoglobin||USP <90>||< 30 mg/dl|
|Albumin||Chemistry Analyzer||As Reported|
|Sterility, Mycoplasma, and Viral Analysis||9CFR 113.26, 28, 53||Tested|
|Other Parameters||Comprehensive Chemistry Testing||As Reported|