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apo-Transferrin human

≥95% protein basis (biuret)

Synonym: Human transferrin, Siderophilin

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Related Categories Apo-Transferrin, Biochemicals and Reagents, Plasma & Blood Proteins, Plasma, Blood, and Related Proteins and Reagents, Proteins and Derivatives More...
assay   ≥95% protein basis (biuret)
  ≥98% (agarose gel electrophoresis)
mol wt   mol wt 76-81 kDa
solubility   H2O: soluble50 mg/mL
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C
Gene Information   human ... TF(7018)

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Other Notes

Non-heme iron-transport protein.

Packaging

1, 5 g in poly bottle

100, 500 mg in poly bottle

Application

Apo-transferrin has been shown to strongly inhibit bacterial adhesion to biomaterials including polystyrene, polymethylmethacrylate, and silicone. Inhibition was seen at twenty micrograms/ml in culture medium.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

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What is the carbohydrate content of human transferrin?
We have found the information on transferrin in a reference book: The Plasma Proteins, F.W. Putnam, ed, volume 2, chapter 4, Table II. According to the table, Transferrin is 6 percent carbohydrate, citing G.A. Jamieson, J. Biol. Chem. 240(7), 2914-2920 (1965). The table also gives information on the percentage of each type of monosaccharide that is present.
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Protocols & Articles

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Plasma Derived Proteins and Enzymes

Despite their complexity, blood and plasma are abundant biological resources for the discovery of drug targets and biomarkers for human disease. It is estimated that plasma may contain as many as 40,...
BioFiles 2006, 1.5, 2.
Keywords: Applications, Gas chromatography, Type

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