Synovial Fluid, Osteoarthritis

Product Name Synovial Fluid
Source Single Human Donors
Catalogue Number 991-42-S-OA
Form Liquid
Disease Diagnosis Osteoarthritis
Sample Size > 1 mL
Note: Each sample would be from a unique donor.
Donor Age Reported
Donor Gender Reported
Formulation Raw, unprocessed liquid, non-sterile, without preservatives
Related Products 991-42-P - Pooled, living donor synovial fluid
991-19-PM - CSF from deceased human donors
991-24-PS - Normal Serum samples from human donors
Storage -20°C
Recertification Due to differing stabilities of various biomarkers in this complex biological material it is not possible to assign a single expiration date that is relevant to all biomarkers. The end user should monitor the biomarkers of interest to verify suitability over time.
Infectious Disease Testing Not tested for infectious diseases. This material should be handled at the Biosafety Level 2 (BSL 2) as recommended for any potentially infectious human serum or blood specimen in the CDC/NIH manual "Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories", 2009.
Synonyms Synovia, Joint Fluid
Product Details Viscous, non-Newtonian fluid found in the cavities of synovial joints.
With its egg white–like consistency, the principal role of synovial fluid is to reduce friction between the articular cartilage of synovial joints during movement.