Points of attention when using fetal calf serum

3 years ago

Growing cells requires the use of a fluid medium. This often has a serum taken from unborn calves added to it, since cells grow well on it. But there are also scientific and ethical concerns.

What should you be aware of when purchasing and using fetal calf serum? Watch this informative video from the Netherlands National Committee for the protection of animals used for scientific purposes (NCad).