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F5881 Sigma

Freund’s Adjuvant, Complete

cell suspension

Synonym: FCA

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General description

Each mL contains 1 mg of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (H37Ra, ATCC 25177), heat killed and dried, 0.85 mL paraffin oil and 0.15 mL mannide monooleate.

Application

Antigens (preferably in saline) are typically mixed with an equal volume of the adjuvant to form an emulsion.

Freund′s Adjuvants may be used to produce water-in-oil emulsions of immunogens. Antigens in water-in-oil emulsions stimulate high and long-lasting antibody responses which can be attributed to the slow release of antigen.

Biochem/physiol Actions

The mycobacteria in Complete Freund′s adjuvant attracts macrophages and other cells to the injection site which enhances the immune response. For this reason, Complete Freund′s Adjuvant is used for initial injections and Incomplete Freund′s Adjuvant for subsequent boosts.

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Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
When using Product F5881, Freund's Adjuvant, how do I prepare my samples for injection?
We provide a protocol for preparation of samples in Freund's adjuvant on the product information sheet (attached).
Where can I find information on dosage and an immunization schedule for use with Product F5881, Freund's Adjuvant?
Dosage and immunization schedule can be found in the following reference: Harlow, E. and Lane, D., Antibodies: A Laboratory Manual, p. 151, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, (1988).
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What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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