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I9278 Sigma

Insulin solution human

Chemically defined, recombinant from Saccharomyces cerevisiae, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

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Related Categories Apoptosis and Cell Cycle, Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Hormones,
Quality Level   GMP
biological source   recombinant from Saccharomyces cerevisiae
sterility   sterile-filtered
product line   BioXtra
form   solution
suitability   suitable for cell culture
storage temp.   2-8°C

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Two-chain polypeptide hormone produced by the β-cells of pancreatic islets. Its molecular weight is ~5800 Da. The α and β chains are joined by two interchain disulfide bonds. The α chain contains an intrachain disulfide bond. Insulin regulates the cellular uptake, utilization, and storage of glucose, amino acids, and fatty acids and inhibits the breakdown of glycogen, protein, and fat.

Physical form

stable 2-8 °C

Application

Insulin solution human is recommended for use in cell culture applications at 0.5 to 1mL per liter of medium.
Insulin solution human has been used for insulin tolerance test in mice and rats. It has also been used for adipogenic differentiation of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs)-derived outgrowth cultures and hMSCs (human mesenchymal stromal cells).

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All labs need water
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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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What is the concentration of Product I9278, Insulin solution human?
The acceptable concentration range of this insulin solution can be found on the specification sheet by clicking on the following link: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/DataSheetPage.do?brandKey=SIGMA&symbol=I9278   The lot-specific result is reported on the Certificate of Analysis. This document may be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
What is the molarity of Product I9278, Insulin solution human?
A 10mg/mL solution of human insulin has a molarity of 1.7 μmol/mL or 1.7 mM, using the molecular weight of 5807.
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Insulin Signaling and Energy Homeostasis

Glucose metabolism is regulated by the opposing actions of insulin and glucagon. Insulin is released from pancreatic ß cells in response to high blood glucose levels and regulates glucose metabolism ...
Linda Stephenson, Ph.D.
Biofiles v6 n4, 2011
Keywords: Apoptosis, Biological processes, Carboxylations, Catalog, Diabetes, Gene expression, Gluconeogenesis, Glycolysis, Hormones, Metabolism, Metabolites, Transcription, Transduction, Type

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