Fetal calf serum

A.F. Simpson AFS7 at le.ac.uk
Tue Mar 14 19:54:27 EST 2000

Northern Boy wrote:
> Almost all cells are a lot happier in foetal calf serum, and proliferate
> much more.

I was once told by someone that HEK293 cells gave far higher
transfection efficiencies if grown in newborn serum rather than foetal
serum.  Of course, that may have just been the HEK293 cells in their


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