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A7979 Sigma

Bovine Serum Albumin solution

35% in DPBS, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: Albumin solution from bovine serum, BSA solution

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Description

Application

Bovine serum albumin is broadly used as an additive to cell culture media, especially serum-free media. It provides a range of benefits including protection from oxidative damage and stabilization of other media components such as fatty acids and pyridoxal.

General description

BSA is a single polypeptide chain consisting of about 583 amino acid residues and no carbohydrates. At pH 5-7 it contains 17 intrachain disulfide bridges and 1 sulfhydryl group.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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Albumin in Cell Culture

Importance and uses of albumin in serum-free eucaryotic, including hybridoma and Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell cultures
Keywords: Cell culture, Culture media, Degradations, Hormones, Ligands, Oxidations, PAGE, Purification, Redox Reactions

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