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Transferrin, Bovine (Holo form), lyophilized (Gibco™)

>90% iron saturated.

Suggested range for supplementation: 0.5 to 50 µg/ml.

Origin:
New Zealand

Insulin, human recombinant, zinc solution (Gibco™)

4 mg/ml

Potency: (dry basis) >= 27 USP units/mg.
Suggested range for supplementation: 2 to 20 µg/ml.

Insulin-Transferrin-Selenium-Ethanolamine (ITS -X) (100X) (Gibco™)

Gibco® Insulin,-Transferrin-Selenium-Ethanolamine (ITS-X) is used as a basal medium supplement in order to reduce the amount of fetal bovine serum (FBS) used to culture cells. ITS-X solution is routinely used, in combination with 2–4% FBS, to support cell types that require ethanolamine, such as bronchial epithelial cells.

Insulin promotes glucose and amino acid uptake, lipogenesis, intracellular transport, and the synthesis of proteins and nucleic acids. Transferrin is an iron carrier and may also help to reduce toxic levels of oxygen radicals and peroxide. Selenium, as sodium selenite is a co-factor for glutathione peroxidase and other proteins that is used as an anti-oxidant in media. Ethanolamine is a precursor of phospho-glycerides which are essential to the structure of the plasma membrane and cellular organelles.

The complete formulation is available.

cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
Gibco® ITS-X is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility, located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.

Insulin-Transferrin-Selenium-Sodium Pyruvate (ITS-A) (100X) (Gibco™)

ITS-A (Insulin-Transferrin-Selenium-Sodium Pyruvate) Supplement is used as a basal medium supplement in order to reduce the amount of Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) used to culture cells. ITS-A is used for adherent cell cultures. Originally used with RPMI 1640 and Minimum Essential Medium (MEM), ITS-A is now routinely used with other basal media to support a wide variety of cell types in the presence of 2–4% FBS. We also offer ITS-G and ITS-X supplements.

Using ITS-A Supplement
Insulin promotes glucose and amino acid uptake, lipogenesis, intracellular transport, and the synthesis of proteins and nucleic acids. Transferrin is an iron carrier and it may also help to reduce toxic levels of oxygen radicals and peroxide. Selenite is a co-factor for glutathione peroxidase and other proteins, and is used as an anti-oxidant in media. Sodium Pyruvate is a precursor to amino acids, fatty acids, and cholesterol; it is an important intermediate in many biosynthetic pathways. The complete formulation is available.

cGMP manufacturing and quality system
ITS-A Supplement is manufactured at a cGMP-compliant facility located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.

Transferrin, Bovine (APO form), lyophilized (Gibco™)

Iron <50 µg/g protein.

Suggested range for supplementation: 0.5 to 50 µg/ml.

Origin:
New Zealand

Bovine Transferrin, HOLO form (custom product) (Gibco™)

This is a GIBCO Custom Product. Please complete and submit the Custom Media Inquiry Form and a Customer Service Representative will contact you regarding pricing and availability.

Insulin-Transferrin-Selenium (ITS -G) (100X) (Gibco™)

Gibco® Insulin-Transferrin-Selenium (ITS-G) is used as a basal medium supplement in order to reduce the amount of fetal bovine serum (FBS) needed to culture cells. Originally used with RPMI 1640 and Minimum Essential Medium (MEM), ITS-G solution is now routinely used with other basal media to support a wide variety of cell types in the presence of 2–4% FBS.

Insulin promotes glucose and amino acid uptake, lipogenesis, intracellular transport, and the synthesis of proteins and nucleic acids. Transferrin is an iron carrier and it may also help to reduce toxic levels of oxygen radicals and peroxide. Selenium, as sodium selenite, is a co-factor for glutathione peroxidase and other proteins, and is used as an anti-oxidant in media.

The complete formulation is available.

cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
Gibco® ITS-G is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility, located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.