Quality, performance, and consistency are essential to successful cell culture. Gibco sera have earned the trust of researchers around the world due to consistent quality, superior confidence, and award-winning support. Gibco sera help meet your research needs and budget requirements, offering the best value for basic cell culture, specialty research, and specific assays. We are dedicated to providing you with the right fetal bovine serum (FBS) for your specific cell culture need and your lab budget.

Effective as of February 12, 2014, Gibco by Thermo Fisher Scientific is now ISIA Traceability Certified.

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Gibco fetal bovine serum products

Sera for cell culture with robust cell lines. Excellent value for basic research.

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Low-endotoxin sera for general cell culture with common cell lines.

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Performance Plus FBS Secure FBS Specialty FBS

Lowest-endotoxin and most highly characterized sera. Good for a broad range of cell types, especially sensitive cell lines.

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Sera sourced from BSE-free regions for preclinical, industrial, and academic research applications requiring low risk.

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Sera qualified for specialty research and specific assays, including stem cell research, immunoassays, antibodies, and others.

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NEW One Shot FBS 50 mL bottle

Introducing an aliquot-free solution to minimize contamination and variability

By aliquoting your FBS into 50 mL conical tubes, you increase the chances of compromising your results. The Gibco One Shot FBS 50 mL bottle’s size and design eliminates that step, putting you in control of your time, contamination risk, and volume consistency.

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Origin and traceability reassurance like no other

Find out more about our new revolutionary Gibco FBS fingerprinting and ISIA certification, and how they provide you with farm-to-bench traceability.

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Sera from other animals

Includes horse and goat serum, and many others predominantly sourced from New Zealand.

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Why do FBS prices fluctuate constantly?

This video explains the market dynamics of the FBS/Sera industry on how there are many aspects (ie climate) that impact the industry especially the price.


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Quote From Researcher
“We choose Gibco FBS over others simply because we found the products to be very reliable in the past and been very satisfied.”