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Insulin, human recombinant (E. coli)

A peptide hormone central to regulating carbohydrate and fat metabolism
Catalog #: 4772
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
4772-5 5 mg
4772-25 25 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name Insulin, INS
Gene Symbol INS
Gene ID 3630
Accession # P01308
Source E. coli
Appearance Lyophilized protein
Physical Form Description Lyophilized powder
Molecular Weight 5.81 kDa
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥98%
Purity by ≥98%
Endotoxin Level <0.1 ng/μg
Biological Activity The recombinant insulin is fully biologically active when compared to World Health Organization (WHO) reference standard which is 28 units/mg.
Reconstitution Instructions Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in 0.01 N HCl. The solution can then be diluted to other aqueous buffers.
Handling Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not to be used in humans


Recombinant Human insulin produced in E.Coli is a two chain, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 51 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 5.81 kDa. Recombinant insulin is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.

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What does the pre-lyophilization buffer contain?
The Insulin was lyophilized from crystalized acetic acid/ethanol/isopropanol solution. The residual solvent contains ethanol and isopropanol.