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G0885

Sigma-Aldrich

Glycogen from bovine liver

≥85%

Linear Formula:
(C6H10O5)n
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Quality Level

biological source

bovine liver

assay

≥85%

form

powder

storage temp.

2-8°C

InChI

1S/C24H42O21/c25-1-5-9(28)11(30)16(35)22(41-5)39-4-8-20(45-23-17(36)12(31)10(29)6(2-26)42-23)14(33)18(37)24(43-8)44-19-7(3-27)40-21(38)15(34)13(19)32/h5-38H,1-4H2/t5-,6-,7-,8-,9-,10-,11+,12+,13-,14-,15-,16-,17-,18-,19-,20-,21+,22+,23-,24-/m1/s1

InChI key

BYSGBSNPRWKUQH-UJDJLXLFSA-N

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General description

Glycogen is a branched polymer of glucose synthesized by animal cells for energy storage and release. It is constructed of predominantly α1→4 glycosidic bonds with branches created through α1→6 glycosidic bonds.

Application

Glycogen from bovine liver may be used in carbohydrate storage and metabolism research and to study various enzymes such as alpha-glucosidase(s) (GAA) and glycogen phosphorylase(s) (GPase). Glycogen may be used as a substrate to identify and characterize its metabolizing enzymes.

Packaging

1, 5, 10, 25 g in poly bottle

Preparation Note

Prepared by a modification of the procedure of Bell, et al., Biochem. J., 28, 882 (1934).

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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