Gibco® chicken serum is collected from healthy birds slaughtered for human consumption. It is processed, and manufactured in New Zealand. Gibco® chicken serum is tested specifically for cytotoxicity. Test samples are examined for the ability to support the attachment and proliferation of three adherent cell lines. The test and reference cultures are monitored for evidence of nutritional deficiency, abnormal morphology, or cytotoxicity.

Chicken serum is also available in custom formats; call your local representative for more details.

Common Uses

  • Suggested for use in radioisotope dilution assay of serum vitamin B121


  1. Newmark, P., Green, R., Musso, A., Mollin, D. A comparison of the properties of chicken serum with other vitamin B12…, British Journal of Haematology Volume 25 Issue 3, Pages 359 – 373 Published Online: 12 Mar 2008 © 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd