Frequently Asked Questions

First off, Life Science Group aims to answer all your questions. Here is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about a few of our popular products. Additionally, if you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact or call +44 (0) 1234 889180. A member of our sales team will be able to answer any questions you may have about a product and how we can create a solution for your cell culture needs.

FBS Frequently Asked DetailsFBS Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly is serum? What is the age range criteria for animal serum? What are the alternatives to using FBS? What does it mean when FBS is labelled as USDA Grade or European (EU) Grade? How is FBS shipped? What is the recommended storage and handling for FBS?

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Human Platelet Lysate Frequently Asked QuestionsHuman Platelet Lysate FAQ

What is hPL? How is it collected? What are the benefits to using hPL instead of FBS? What does it mean when hPL is labelled as Research Grade, GMP or GMP Clinical Grade? Is there a difference between the actual manufacturing and formulation of the Research Grade hPL and the GMP Grade hPL aside from the extra testing and documentation that the GMP hPL undergoes?

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Human AB Serum Frequently Asked QuestionsHuman AB Serum Frequently Asked Questions

What is Human AB Serum? How is it collected? How many donors contribute to a lot of human serum? How long can frozen human serum be stored? Why might it be a problem to use a serum that is made from donors who have received a blood transfusion?

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PetakaPetaka FAQ

What types of cells can I culture in the Petaka ™? How do I preserve cells at ambient temperature in the Petaka ™? Should I culture with the Petaka ™ in an upright or horizontal configuration? How is it possible to wash and centrifuge cells without transfer to conical tubes? How do I cryopreserve cells in a monolayer in the Petaka ™, and why is it superior to standard freezing in cryo-vials?

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