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P4957

Sigma-Aldrich

Poly-L-ornithine solution

mol wt 30,000-70,000, 0.01%, sterile-filtered, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture

CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

product line

BioReagent

form

solution

mol wt

30,000-70,000

packaging

pkg of 50 mL

concentration

0.01%

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

endotoxin, tested

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

Br.NCCCC(N)C(O)=O

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General description

Poly-L-ornithine is a positively charged synthetic amino acid polymer.

Application

Poly-L-ornithine has been used successfully for the attachement and study of neural cell differentiation and outgrowth. Recommended as a cell culture substratum when using 0.5 ml of a 0.1 mg/ml solution to coat 25 cm2.
Poly-L-ornithine solution has been used in the induction of differentiation.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Poly-L-ornithine helps to improve the penetration of substances into cells. It can induce the uptake of DNA.

Preparation Note

Prepared in cell culture grade water.

Other Notes

For additional technical information on polyamino acids please visit the Polyamino acid FAQ resource.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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