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A4140 Sigma

Aequorin from jellyfish (Aequorea sp.)

Type III, solid

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type   Type III
form   solid
usage   1 mg solid sufficient for ~200 calcium assays
composition   Protein, ~0.5% Bradford
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

A bioluminescent protein; can be used to measure physiological levels of calcium in serum and subcellular organelles down to 10 μM.

General description

Apoaequorin has a mol. wt. approx. 22 kDa, and contains a molecule of coelenterazine hydroperoxide as the chromophoric prosthetic group. Upon binding Ca2+, aequorin decomposes to apoaequorin, coelenteramide, and CO2, and emits light.

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Physical form

Contains buffer salts consisting mainly of sodium EDTA, pH 7.5

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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