Fetal Bovine Serum – Optima


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Atlanta Biologicals brand Fetal Bovine Serum – Optima is a high-quality FBS grade low in endotoxin and hemoglobin It meets the requirements of most cell lines and is suitable for general applications.

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Catalog #: S124
SizeLot NumberPriceCatalog #Quantity
50 mlAtlanta Bio selected$149.75S12495
50 mlH17120$149.75S12495
50 mlE17075$149.75S12495
100 mlAtlanta Bio selected$209.65S12410
100 mlH17120$209.65S12410
100 mlE17075$209.65S12410
500 mlAtlanta Bio selected$599.00S12450
500 mlH17120$599.00S12450
500 mlE17075$599.00S12450

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Cells in culture require a source of nutrition, typically provided by cell culture media. The majority of these media require the addition of animal serum for cells to obtain the proper nutrients for adequate growth and differentiation. Serum is an important source of proteins, lipids, vitamins, amino acids, salts, minerals, attachment factors, growth factors, hormones, and other components essential for cell growth. Fetal Bovine Serum is the preferred serum supplement for cell culture applications due to its high levels of nutrients and optimal combination of growth factors.

All lots of Fetal Bovine Serum – Optima are sterility, virus, and performance tested, and include a biochemical profile. Lots are manufactured from USA origin material following stringent manufacturing and quality control procedures.



  • Form: Liquid
  • Product Size: 500 ml, 100 ml, 50 ml
  • Sterility Testing: Pass
  • Cell Culture Testing:  Pass
  • Biochemical Test Panel: Extended
  • Virus Test Panel: Extended
  • Suitability: Laboratory research applications
  • Shipping conditions: On Dry Ice
  • Storage conditions: -5 to -20°C