Lung Fluid with DDPC Surfactant

By: Maria Ofitserova

As we listen to feedback and engage more with our customers, variations of our current PTS product offering are constantly springing to life!  We have introduced a new Simulated Lung Fluid solution with DPPC Surfactant.   Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC) is a phospholipid and one of the main pulmonary surfactants found in lung fluid. The main function of DPPC is to reduce the surface tension of liquid in the lungs and to help adsorption of oxygen into the air-liquid interface. It is known to be a difficult process to bring DPPC into solution. With that in mind, we offer a synthetic lung fluid with DPPC dissolved and pre-mixed for your convenience: