MSC Freezing Solution

Chemically defined, animal component-free, protein-free solution

Designed for optimal cryopreservation of hMSCs
Name SKU Size
MSC Freezing Solution 05-712-1D 10 mL
MSC Freezing Solution 05-712-1E 50 mL

Product Description


Product Overview:

MSC Freezing Medium is a chemically defined, animal component-free and protein-free formulation, designed for optimal cryopreservation of human mesenchymal stem cells from a variety of sources, including bone marrow (BM-MSC), adipose tissue (AT-MSC) and umbilical cord tissue (UC-MSC).  

When culturing cells under serum free conditions, it is important to cryopreserve the cells also in a solution free of serum.  The novel MSC Freezing Solution contains methylcellulose and DMSO in place of serum.  After freezing and thawing, a very high percentage of viable hMSCs are obtained with excellent attachment ability as well as growth performance. 

Comparative studies have shown that in most cases higher viabilities and adhesion percentages are obtained in comparison to serum-containing freezing medium. Therefore, the use of this serum-free MSC Freezing Solution is also recommended for hMSC culture employing serumsupplemented growth media.



  • Chemically defined, animal component-free, protein-free
  • Complete, ready-to-use solution
  • Designed for optimal cryopreservation of hMSCs from a variety of sources
  • High cell attachment and viability after thawing
  • Suitable for cells cultured in either serum-free or serum-containing media
  • Optimized for hMSCs cultuerd with MSC NutriStem® XF Medium
mesenchymal stem cells after cryopreservation using MSC Freezing Solution

Figure: Recovery of hMSC-BM after thawing procedure. Cells were frozen using MSC Freezing Solution, thawed and re-seeded in MSC NutriStem® XF on pre-coated plates. Representative images were taken at the indicated time points post-thawing (x200).

Additional Information

Additional Information

Form Liquid
Storage Conditions 2-8ºC
quality control This product is tested for performance using human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSC). Each lot is tested for optimal cell viability, cell attachment, and proliferation after cryopreservation and thawing.



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Manuals and Protocols


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