Newborn calf serum is extracted from good and healthy bovine calves which have an age of around 13 to 14 days. The sample is extracted very carefully and under strict observation. Being comparatively cheaper, it is used as an alternative to Fetal Bovine Serum.
Newborn Calf serum is used when you need to routinely maintain the selected cell lines and where reduced amount of antibodies are not critical.
Bovine serum is the blood sample that remains after natural blood clotting and removes all remaining red blood cells by centrifugation. Newborn calf serum is the blood sample that is extracted from healthy bovine calves which are under 13 days of age.
You can easily order it online.
NBS is cheaper and has higher rates of protein whereas FBS is expensive and provides with collective nutrients.
This serum is developed from animals aged a year or older.