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Bovine Serum Albumin – Heat Shock, Diagnostic Grade, pH 7.0

Heat shock precipitated, diagnostic grade BSA for multiple applications
Catalog #: 7918
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
7918-5 5 g
$115.00
7918-25 25 g
$365.00
7918-100 100 g
$995.00
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Product Details

Highlights SOURCE: The raw material used to manufacture this lot was derived exclusively from USDA-regulated abattoirs located in the United States. The animals received ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection under a licensed veterinarian’s supervision and were certified at the time of slaughter as free of infectious or contagious diseases and injurious parasites.
PURITY: ≥ 98% by SDS-PAGE analysis
MOL. WEIGHT: ~ 66.43 kDa
FORM: Off-white to tan powder
ALBUMIN CONTENT: ≥ 98% by electrophoresis.
pH: 7.0 ± 0.5
MOISTURE: ≤ 5.0%
HEAVY METALS: ≤ 20 ppm
ASH: ≤ 3%
IgG: Not detected.
PROTEASE: Not Detected
SOLUBILITY: ~ 50 mg/ml in water, with 15 min manual stirring.
APPLICATIONS/ADVANTAGES:
• Nutrient in tissue culture media.
• As a protein standard, diluent, conjugate or enzyme stabilizer.
• For high-sensitivity immunoassays, cell culture and hybridization studies.
• Contains low or non-detectable levels of endotoxin, bioburden and Bovine IgG.
Storage Conditions 4°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.

Details

This BSA was purified by a proprietary heat shock process to inactivate proteases. The product is further processed to remove lipids and other plasma proteins by a non-solvent procedure. BSA makes up approximately 60% of all proteins in animal serum. It is commonly used in cell culture protocols, particularly when protein supplementation is necessary and the other components of serum are unwanted. It aids in stabilization of enzymes and other proteins to prevent proteolysis and denaturation, especially when the proteins are present in low concentrations. In cell culture its main role is as a carrier of small molecules. Because of its negative charge, BSA binds water, salts, fatty acids, vitamins and hormones, then carries these bound components between tissues and cells. The binding capacity also makes BSA an effective scavenger for removing toxic substances, including pyrogens, from the medium.


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