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What does FBS stand for?

FBS stands for Fetal Bovine Serum (culture media)

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Production of serum: Fetal Bovine Serum: Among the many varieties, Fetal bovine serum (FBS) is the serum of choice in mammalian cell culture due to the presence of growth-promoting components, specifically, 30-50% (v/v) bovine serum albumin van der Valk et al.
In bovine, the presence of fetal bovine serum (FBS) during in vitro maturation (IVM) using tissue culture medium-199 (TCM-199) signifycantly enhanced oocyte maturation and subsequent embryonic development when compared with the use of synthetic oviductal fluid (SOF) supplemented with serum.
Way back in 2002 New Scientist reported that in trying to create new foods for astronauts, NASA-funded scientists at Touro College in New York had managed to take muscle from living goldfish and grow it into fillets in a vat of fetal bovine serum.
The research consisted of analyzing the effects of fetal bovine serum on the average cell diameter, protrusion count, and length of protrusions of central nervous system neurons harvested from the frontal brain lobes of chicken embryos ranging from seven to nine days of development.