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Albumin from human serum

lyophilized powder, essentially globulin free, ≥99% (agarose gel electrophoresis)

Synonym: HSA

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Properties

Related Categories Albumin, Biochemicals and Reagents, Human Serum Albumins, Proteins and Derivatives
assay   ≥99% (agarose gel electrophoresis)
form   lyophilized powder
mol wt   monomer calculated mol wt 66478 Da
impurities   HIV I and HIVII, HCV and HBsAg, tested negative
solubility   H2O: soluble20 mg/mL
  H2O: soluble20 mg/mL
storage temp.   2-8°C
Gene Information   human ... ALB(213)

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Packaging

1, 5, 10, 25 g in poly bottle

100, 250 mg in poly bottle

Application

Albumin was used to test its effect on the in vitro bactericidal activity of cefditoren against penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumonia. It has been clinically used in serious and often life-threatening conditions, such as shock and blood loss due to trauma, burns, and surgery.
Albumin was used to study albumin-induced apoptosis in proximal tubule cells. It was also used in cell adhesion molecules and surface treatment studies.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Serum albumin functions as a carrier protein for steroids, fatty acids, and thyroid hormones, and is vital in regulating the colloidal osmotic pressures of blood. Albumin is also seen to bind to exogenous substances, particularly drugs (e.g., ibuprofen, warfarin), and strongly influence their pharmacokinetics. Oxidative stress leading to changes in the redox state of albumin has widely varied effects on its physiological function.

Serum albumin functions as a carrier protein for steroids, fatty acids, and thyroid hormones, and is vital in regulating the colloidal osmotic pressures of blood. Albumin is also seen to bind to exogenous substances, particularly drugs (e.g., ibuprofen, warfarin), and strongly influences their pharmacokinetics. Oxidative stress leading to changes in the redox state of albumin has varied effects on its physiological function.

General description

Albumin is the most copious protein in blood plasma. Liver produces human albumin.

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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