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BSA

BSA

  • Name
  • Description
  • Cat#
  • Pricings
  • Quantity
  • BSA

  • Bovine Serum Albumin
  • PRO-422
  • Shipped at Room temp.

Catalogue number

PRO-422

Synonyms

Serum albumin, ALB, BSA.

Introduction

Albumin is synthesized in the liver as preproalbumin which has an N-terminal peptide that is removed before the nascent protein is released from the rough endoplasmic reticulum. The product, proalbumin, is in turn cleaved in the Golgi vesicles to produce the secreted albumin. Albumin is a soluble, monomeric protein which comprises about one-half of the blood serum protein. Albumin functions primarily as a carrier protein for steroids, fatty acids, and thyroid hormones and plays a role in stabilizing extracellular fluid volume.

Description

Contains 583 amino acid residues derived from the prototypical bovine serum albumin sequence. Suitable for use as a biochemical, excipient (an inert substance used as a diluent or vehicle for a protein), in culture media and chromatographic applications.

Source

Bovine Serum.

Physical Appearance

Lyophilized freeze dry yellowish powder.

Purity

Greater than 97.0%.

Solubility

It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized BSA in sterile 18MΩ-cm H2O for 20 minutes at room temperature and at a concentration no greater than 200mg/ml.

Stability

Lyophilized BSA although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored 2-8°C. Upon reconstitution BSA should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C.
Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.

References

Title: Human heat shock protein 70 enhances tumor antigen presentation through complex formation and intracellular antigen delivery without innate immune signaling
Publications:  Journal of Biological Chemistry 282.43 (2007): 31688-31702.
Link: http://www.jbc.org/content/282/43/31688.full

Safety Data Sheet

Usage

ProSpec's products are furnished for LABORATORY RESEARCH USE ONLY. The product may not be used as drugs, agricultural or pesticidal products, food additives or household chemicals.
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