Sera Pro offers special types of Serum: charcoal absorbed, delipidized, dialyzed, gamma irradiated, heat inactivated and gamma globulin reduced
- Activated charcoal treated serum
Fetal Bovine serum is heated in a water bth with dextran and activated charcoal. The
activated charcoal, together with the substances bound to it, is then removed by
centrifugation and filtration.
- Delipidized serum
Lipids are removed from serum by affinity chromatography.
- Dialyzed serum
Serum is dialyzed with a 10,000 Dalton exclusion membrane against physiological
saline solution until the glucose content is below 10 mg/100 ml.
- Gamma irradiated serum
Serum is exposed to irradiation > 25 kGy
- Heat inactivated serum
Serum is heated for 30 min to 56 °C in a water bath under repeated gentle mixing.
- Ultra low IgG serum
The average IgG level in fetal bovine serum is in the range of 70 to 330 µg/ml. The IgG
content in our Ultra low IgG serum is reduced by affinity chromatography (protein-G
affinity column) to max. 5 µg/ml. The biological activity of serum is not affected.