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April 26, 2017

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MilliporeSigma Releases Poloxamer 188 EMPROVE® EXPERT Polymer for Cell Culture Media

The Poloxamer 188 EMPROVE® EXPERT polymer is a surface-active nonionic polymer used in cell culture media as a shear protectant and has become a standard component to cell culture media for production processes. The new polymer increases robustness of mammalian cells to shear from sparging, resulting in increased viability of cells in the bioreactor.

For biopharmaceutical manufacturers, MilliporeSigma’s Poloxamer 188 EMPROVE® EXPERT polymer helps to ensure lot-to-lot consistency and reliable performance. The product has been cell culture tested, optimized and comes with EMPROVE® EXPERT polymer dossiers to help manufacturers meet regulatory requirements for risk assessment.

Key benefits of Poloxamer 188 EMPROVE® EXPERT cell culture:

  • Superior performance when compared to different suppliers, batches and quality grades

  • Lot-to-lot consistency

  • Shear protection assay as release criteria

  • Complete GMP documentation with EMPROVE® dossiers

The Poloxamer 188 EMPROVE® EXPERT product builds on MilliporeSigma’s robust portfolio of cell culture products. Learn more about Poloxamer 188 EMPROVE® EXPERT polymer

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