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Poly-DL-ornithine hydrobromide

mol wt 3,000-15,000

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powder or solid

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cell culture | mammalian: suitable


white to off-white

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Poly-DL-ornithine hydrobromide has been used to coat coverslips to seed dorsal root ganglion neurons from rats. It has also been used to coat dishes for mouse cortical neuron culture.


25, 100, 250, 500 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Poly-DL-ornithine is a basic polypeptide that provides an ideal condition for the growth of neurons in culture. It inhibits the growth of bacteria.

Analysis Note

Molecular weight based on viscosity. Also assayed by MALLS.

Other Notes

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Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Nature Communications (2014)
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