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What is the composition of the virus formulation (i.e., what solution is my virus in)?

Lentiviral preparations

  • Standard preparation: DMEM supplemented with 10% FBS and 4 mM L-alanyl-L-glutamine. Some lentiviral preparations contain no FBS. The exact formulation for each virus is listed on the material page for that catalog item.
  • Concentrated preparation: PBS pH 7.4 without calcium or magnesium

AAV preparations

  • Sterile PBS supplemented with 0.001% Pluronic F-68 (a non-ionic detergent). Some AAV preparations are supplemented with 200 mM NaCl. The exact formulation for each virus is listed on the material page for that catalog item.
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