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Unformatted text preview: serum is the best media for the cells to grow. Using serum is a good source because I can easily determine the liver function by looking at the presence of different enzymes in the blood and serum. I also think that using cow's fetal serum can also be a good source as it is quite close to the human fetal serum in composition. So, it is a very suitable model.There can be a lot of limitations like a huge potential for contamination as blood and blood products are a good source for microbes to grow. As concern with the cost, although there will be some what cost for getting this fetal bovine serum, but as compare to others, it will be a lot less price than others. There will be a high availability and ease of use for that with less ethical issues....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course AR 107 at Montgomery College.
- Fall '11