Value fetal bovine serum (FBS)

Fetal bovine serum (FBS) for standard applications

Value FBS is appropriate for standard research applications, and each lot is subjected to up to 50 quality specification tests including 9CFR virus testing, endotoxin, and performance. Manufactured using triple 0.1 micron filtration.*

Product specifications Value Plus FBS–
United States 
Value FBS– 
Mexico/Central America
Endotoxin  ≤10 EU/mL
(typically ≤5 EU/mL)
≤50 EU/mL
(typically ≤10 EU/mL)
Performance (growth)     
9CFR virus testing     
Filtration     
Total protein  3–5 g/dL 3–5 g/dL
Hemoglobin   ≤25 mg/dL ≤25 mg/dL
Mycoplasma     
pH (6.9–7.8)     
Osmolality (280–340 mOsm/kgH20)     
Origin United States Mexico/Central America
Base Cat. Nos. 26140, 16140, A31605, A38401 10437, 10438, A31606, A38402
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 = testing is performed.
Gamma-irradiated Value FBS is available upon request.

For research use or further manufacturing use only. Serum and blood proteins are not for direct administration into humans or animals.