Product Details
Catalog Number: FBS001
Applications: Cell Assays
Type: Cell Growth Media
Storage: Store at -20°C.
Shipping: Frozen (Dry Ice/Liquid Nitrogen)
Format A: Frozen
Format B: liquid
Species Reactivity: All
Downloads: Sample CoA (pdf)
Product Sizes
SizeList PricePriceCart
500 ml$439.00Add to Cart

FBS is the highest used growth factor in cell culture due to its high level of nutrients. Our FBS is produced to the highest standards in order to reduce risk and product variability and to ensure product safety and performance.  

Note: We test each lot of FBS on our primary human cell cultures enabling us to choose lots yielding the best results...Testimonial: "We have used the FBS from Neuromics in feeding media for primary mouse astrocytes as well as for some cell lines. Your product is good and we plan to continue using it.” - Svetlana Vidensky, MS, Senior Research Specialist in Dr. Jeffrey Rothstein lab, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University

Contact Rose at or 952-374-6161 for bulk pricing.

The standards are built into the entire supply chain. Your order is delivered exactly as you specify it. We also can provide heat-inactivated FBS (cat#FBS001-HI). 




Total Protein

Colorimetric Assay

3.0 - 4.5 g/dL


By Osmometer

280 - 340 mOsm/Kg


pH Meter

7.0 - 8.0


Contract Lab

< 25 mg/dl


Contract Lab

1.7 - 3.4 g/dL



< 10 EU/ml



As Reported

Electrophoretic ID

Gel Electrophoresis


Other Parameters


Comprehensive Chemistry Testing


As Reported


  • Product Reviews
    I looked around for a good price on FBS and Neuromics has the best price and great selection.
    Tracy Doebler - Aug 08, 2019 - Rating: 5.0
    I ordered FBS and it performed as expected.
    Neil Detweiler - Jul 26, 2019 - Rating: 5.0
    We bought a large order of FBS from Neuromics. Our experience with their customer service was great. They offered us the best price and worked with us on any issue issues that came up on our side.
    Olesya Plazyo - Mar 12, 2019 - Rating: 5.0
    We had a positive experience with Neuromics. We ordered FBS. When our order was lost, customer service was responsive and got our shipment to us (in Alabama) the very next day.
    John Schoelz - Jan 10, 2019 - Rating: 5.0
    My experience with Neuromics was very positive. I asked for a sample of FBS and after to use the FBS I received.
    Linda Sequeira - Dec 07, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    I purchased FBS from Neuromics. It was shipped to Canada without any problems. It arrived safely and still frozen. Cells grow well in the product. Customer service was great and I will definitely shop here again.
    Peter Truesdell - Nov 05, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    Peter.D Oceanside, CA; After referral from an ex-colleague, we tested a sample from a single batch and found that the product is great for cell cloning & hybridoma work, and generally for all other cell culture. We subsequently ordered several bottle of FBS. The sales person was very friendly and worked with me to make the purchase possible. The order arrived promptly.
    Peter Dias - Sep 19, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    The products ordered have been of good quality so far.
    R Sindhu - Sep 17, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    KDP We ordered several bottles of Fetal Bovine Serum on 2 occasions and are pleased with its performance in our cultures. The FBS arrived frozen in enough dry ice and was neatly and carefully packed. The FBS was very reasonably priced. Thank you.
    Ken Patrene - Jul 31, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    Ordered Fetal bovine serum. Best price and quality
    J DuBois - Jun 27, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    Outstanding service. Fetal bovine serum was of highest quality, easy to order and packaging and shipping were best possible.
    Rosemary Dziak - May 07, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    this tis first time to buy FBS from them. Rose is very nice person. they make you easy and comfortable to purchase.
    jie wei - Feb 16, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    Prompt and reliable service.
    Alvy - Feb 15, 2018 - Rating: 4.0
    This company is very reliable. Products came quickly, and I was very satisfied
    Dee - Feb 14, 2018 - Rating: 5.0
    They have a very quick turnaround and provides best customer service.
    Carmen - Dec 01, 2017 - Rating: 5.0
    I enjoyed working with the people at Neuromics. The sale person was very friend and willing to take extra time to solve our problems. Product Name: FBS - (Cat#FBS001) Organization: Mayo
    Wenqian Hu - Oct 15, 2017 - Rating: 5.0
    Great Service. Got the products in a very prompt manner! Product Name: Fetal Bovine Serum, 500ml – (Cat# FBS001) Organization: Kemin AgriFoods North America
    VM - Jul 27, 2017 - Rating: 4.0
    Fast and easy supplier to work with! Product Name: Fetal Bovine Serum, 500ml – (Cat# FBS001) Organization: Fresenius Kabi
    Chris - Jun 29, 2017 - Rating: 4.0

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  • Product Publications
    Product Publications
    1. S. Lee, N. Kwok, J. Holsapple, T. Heldt, and L. Bourouiba. (2020). Enhanced Wall Shear Stress Prevents Obstruction by Astrocytes in Ventricular Catheters.  Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 17(168). doi: 10.1098/rsif.2019.0884
    2. Michael Model. (2020). Comparison of Cell Volume Measurements by Fluorescence and Absorption Exclusion Microscopy.  Journal of Microscopy. doi: 10.1111/jmi.12929
    3. Hung Nguyen, Jea Young Lee, Paul R. Sanberg, Eleonora Napoli, Cesar V. Borlongan (2020). Eye Opener in Stroke: Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Stem Cell Repair in Retinal IschemiaStroke. 2019;50:2197–2206.
    4. Rui Tian, Qiao Zeng, Shoujun Zhu, Joseph Lau , Swati Chandra , Robert Ertsey, Kenneth S. Hettie, Tarn Teraphongphom, Zhubin Hu, Gang Niu, Dale O. Kiesewetter, Haitao Sun, Xiaodong Zhang, Alexander L. Antaris, Bernard R. Brooks, Xiaoyuan Chen. (2019). Albumin-chaperoned cyanine dye yields superbright NIR-II fluorophore with enhanced pharmacokinetics. Science Advances. Vol. 5, no. 9, eaaw0672 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw0672
    5. Douglas Dickinson, Shannon Xayaraj, Sarah Dickinson, Xueling Shao, and Stephen Hsu.  Effect of Novel Formulations using Lipophilic Epigallocatechin3-Gallate against Influenza Virus Infection. Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018; 2(3): 1-8
    6. Fei Cao, Li-Xue Yin. (2018). miR-122 enhances sensitivity of hepatocellular carcinoma to oxaliplatin via inhibiting MDR1 by targeting Wnt/β-catenin pathwayExperimental and Molecular Pathology.
    7. Amélie Robert, Peirun Tian, Stephen A. Adam, Mark Kittisopikul, Khuloud Jaqaman, Robert D. Goldman, and Vladimir I. Gelfand. Kinesin-dependent transport of keratin filaments: a unified mechanism for intermediate filament transport. 26 Jun 2018
    8. Mayuri Manoj Vaidya (2018). Verification of Apoptosis in MDA-MB-231 Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells Post NBA Photodynamic Therapy Using DNA Fragmentation Assay and Cell Death Dyes. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Texas San Antonio 

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