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Role of Serum in Cell Culture Media

Serum provides

> growth factors and hormones

> binding and transport proteins

> attachment and spreading factors

> additional amino acids, vitamins and trace elements

> fatty acids and lipids

> protease-inhibitors

> “detoxification” (due to binding and inactivation)

> (colloid)osmotic pressure

> reduction of shear stress

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