Pure Sericin: Silk ProteinSource: Wako Laboratory Chemicals
Pure Sericin, derived from silkworms, is an effective supplement for cell culture media.
Pure Sericin, derived from silkworms cocoon, is an effective supplement for cell culture media. It is also an efficient factor when added to serum-free cell freezing media.
As an alternative to using FBS, it has been reported that an addition of 0.1 % (w/v) sericin to the media stimulates cell proliferation and suppresses cell-death. Furthermore, when 1 % (w/v) sericin and DMSO are added to the media, it can be used as a serum free freezing medium. It is applicable as a useful component of serum free media