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Antifoam O-30

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emulsion (aqueous)

Quality Level


100% (organic)


cell culture | hybridoma: suitable
microbiological culture: suitable


0.98 g/mL at 25 °C

storage temp.

room temp


bacteria (fermentation)

Other Notes

A long-lasting fatty acid ester antifoam, 100% active.


Can be autoclaved repeatedly.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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[The application of antifoam silicones in the microbiological fermentation technic].
L Zalay et al.
Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. 1. Abt. Medizinisch-hygienische Bakteriologie, Virusforschung und Parasitologie. Originale, 197(1), 118-126 (1965-07-01)
S Zhang et al.
Journal of biotechnology, 25(3), 289-306 (1992-09-01)
Foam formation and the subsequent cell damage/losses in the foam layer were found to be the major problems affecting cell growth and monoclonal antibody (MAb) production in stirred and sparged bioreactors for both serum-supplemented and serum-free media. Surfactants in the
L A van der Pol et al.
Biotechnology progress, 9(5), 504-509 (1993-09-01)
Addition of high concentrations of silicone antifoam (AF) to a suspension of hybridoma cells in a bubble column reduces the death rate when using medium without a protective component. In contrast, high AF concentrations can cause detrimental effects in a
J R Hermann et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 72(7), 4811-4818 (2006-07-06)
The objective of this research was to optimize sampling parameters for increased recovery and detection of airborne porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and swine influenza virus (SIV). Collection media containing antifoams, activated carbons, protectants, and ethylene glycol were

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