GE Healthcare's Ficoll-Paque PLUS and Ficoll-Paque PREMIUM
Ficoll-Paque Plus is a recognized standard in laboratories worldwide for the isolation of human lymphocytes for in vitro studies.
- Low levels of endotoxin (< 0.12 EU/ml).
- Maintains viability and representative distribution of B and T lymphocytes.
- Ready to use sterile medium for isolation of human lymphocytes in high yield from peripheral blood.
Ficoll-Paque PLUS is a ready to use, sterile medium for isolation of lymphocytes in high yield from peripheral blood using a simple and rapid centrifugation procedure. It maintains the viability and a representative distribution of B and T lymphocytes.
Ficoll-Paque PREMIUM products are a range of sterile, ready-to-use density gradient media for the preparation of mononuclear cells.
- Cytotoxicity grade 0.
- Low levels of endotoxin (< 0.12 EU/ml) secured and tested.
- A Regulatory Support File (RSF) is available for Ficoll-Paque PREMIUM products.
- Manufactured under a Quality Management System certified to ISO 13485:2003.
- Sterile, ready to use reagents used to prepare mononuclear cell preparations from peripheral blood, bone marrow, and umbilical cord blood by density gradient centrifugation.
Ficoll-Paque PREMIUM products are based on Ficoll-Paque PLUS (see Ficoll-Paque PLUS) which has been used for more than 30 yr as a sterile density medium for the isolation of high yields of mononuclear cells from bone marrow, peripheral blood, and cord blood. All Ficoll-Paque PREMIUM products differ from Ficoll-Paque PLUS in that they are manufactured under a Quality Management System certified to ISO 13485:2003.
Optimized for the isolation of mononuclear cells from human peripheral blood, bone marrow, and umbilical cord blood.
Ficoll-Paque PREMIUM 1.084
Can be used for isolating a broad range of human mononuclear cells including those of a higher density and for separating blood cells from mice or rats.
Ficoll-Paque PREMIUM 1.073
Can be used when isolating lower-density human mononuclear cells (e.g., mesenchymal stromal cells or monocytes).