All Gemini human sera is sourced from carefully screened donors at FDA-licensed collection centers. These donors must pass strict requirements for hematocrit, total protein, and must be in good health. They are additionally tested for a number of diseases, screened for ALT (alanine transaminase), found to be negative for Indirect Coombs, and are found to be negative for all FDA-approved viral markers. Gemini offers an extensive line of human serum and plasma products.
Gemini’s extensive line of animal serum products are stringently quality controlled prior to release for sale. Tests include biochemical profile, sterility, mycoplasma, virus screening, and endotoxin. Gemini Bio-Products animal sera has been collected from inside the continental United States, or from countries approved for importation by the USDA.
Gemini’s mLIF (Leukemia Inhibitory Factor – mouse) is a lymphoid factor which is utilized in a number of reproductive, inflammatory, developmental and regenerative processes. LIF is commonly used to enhance proliferation and growth of ES cells while inhibiting cellular differentiation. Gemini derives its LIF through engineered cell lines.
Gemini manufactures a high-quality line of specialized liquid and powder media products. These products are designed to promote cell growth in both a serum supplemented and a serum-free environment. The products include easy-to-use media intended for use in t-cells, long-term culture of embyronic hippocamal neurons, and insect cell growth. Each product is available in a number of options.