Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces New Serum-Free Cell Culture Medium
A High-Performance Animal-Derived Component Free Insect Cell Culture Medium
Logan, UT - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced Thermo Scientific HyClone SFM4Insect, an Animal-Derived Component Free (ADCF) and protein-free medium for insect cell cultures.
HyClone® SFM4Insect cell culture medium is developed through Metabolic Pathway Design to support growth of many key insect cell lines and production of a variety of recombinant proteins. Insect cells need only minimal adaptation to SFM4Insect to provide growth performance superior to formulations that contain animal origin components. The medium has been successfully tested in a variety of culture systems including traditional and disposable bioreactors for production of recombinant proteins using the Baculovirus Expression Vector System.
In addition to component traceability, regulatory friendly ADCF and protein-free characteristics, cGMP and ISO compliant facility manufacturing have also been maintained to provide cell culture and bioprocessing customers a quality product. SFM4Insect is available in liquid form in 500 mL and 1 L bottles, and in 1 L to 200 L BioProcess Containers or custom packaging. The medium is also available as a powder for research through production applications.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With 2008 revenues of $10.5 billion, we have approximately 34,000 employees and serve over 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental and industrial process control settings. Serving customers through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, we help solve analytical challenges from routine testing to complex research and discovery. The Thermo Scientific brand represents a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions. Fisher Scientific provides a complete portfolio of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety and education. Together, we offer the most convenient purchasing options to customers and continuously advance our technologies to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, enhance value for customers and fuel growth for shareholders and employees alike.
SOURCE: Thermo Scientific HyClone