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ETHICAL SCIENCE WITH NO COMPROMISE

THE SAD TRUTH BEHIND FBS

1 000 000 pregnant cows and fetuses are killed each year to provide fetal bovine serum (FBS) worldwide*.

 

The fetus blood is collected from the beating heart without any anesthesia.  

 

*Référence : Jan Van Der Valk en 2013 in Cytotechnology

How can we do better?

ALTERNUM

  1. Is produced by fortification and modification of calf serum from animal raised for human food chain.  

  2. Blood that is usually discarded is recuperated without additional sacrifice.  

  3. Through a unique process, the serum part, that is usually of no great value, is transformed into a perfect bioequivalent of FBS.  

  4. Alternum is an ethical and lower cost product that will provide the same efficiency, making it more than a FBS substitute for cell culture, but the new gold standard.  

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A TRUE BIOEQUIVALENT THAT REALLY WORKS

Cell growth assay on HEK293 cell line.  Same results were obtained for other cell lines such as M03.13 (oligodendrocyte), HT1080 (fibrosarcoma) et CAKI1 (carcinoma). (Proprieteray data)

Alternum is a more defined product than FBS making it reproductible from batch to batch.  

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