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Fetal Bovine Serum Lipid Depleted 500ml

1,015.00 USD


Biowest is the ideal partner for animal serum used for  translational research in various clinical, academic and industrial accounts across the world.

All our serum are sourced from BSE , FMD and BVD regions. Our very own Singapore Veterinary Authority has inspected all documentation and permits before the final product reaches your lab.

Biowest uses the fumed silica precipitation method for removing lipids. The fumed silica powder is added to the serum. It’s well mixed together. After the solution is centrifuged. The supernatant contains the serum and the lipids are with the silica in the pellet.

Cell Culture Tests:  Cell Growth, Plating Efficiency, Cloning Efficiency.

Cell Lines Tested

The following cell lines are tested with the serum: 

  • HELA -Cancer Cell/Human. 
  • L929 -Fibroblast-Mouse/ As Macrophage 
  • SP2/O-AG14 -Mouse/Lymphoma
  • MRC- 5 -Human/Lung.

key features

  • The acceptation criterion for the treatment is a level of cholesterol lower
  • than 10 mg/100ml.
  • Sterile filtered; mycoplasma and virus tested
  • Proven success across wide spectrum of cell lines across several markets
  • Widely accepted in key universities like NUS, CSI ( Singapore) and various RND labs across SEA.
  • All products are produced in ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012 facilities.


  • Autophagy studies
  • Exosomes studies. Those interested in isolating exosomes from cultured cells, standard FBS can introduce unwanted complications —bovine exosomes, which can cause significant background issues or interfere with functional studies.



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