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A8412

Sigma-Aldrich

Bovine Serum Albumin solution

7.5% in DPBS, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
Albumin solution from bovine serum, BSA solution
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.75

biological source

bovine

Quality Level

description

low endotoxin

sterility

sterile-filtered

product line

BioXtra

form

liquid

mol wt

66.4 kDa

purified by

cold ethanol and heatshock fractionation

concentration

7.5% in DPBS

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

pH

6.5-7.5

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

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General description

BSA is a single polypeptide chain consisting of about 583 amino acid residues and no carbohydrates. At pH 5-7 it contains 17 intrachain disulfide bridges and 1 sulfhydryl group.

Application

Qualified for use in cell culture applications.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Bovine serum albumin is broadly used as an additive to cell culture media, especially serum-free media (SFM). It provides a range of benefits including protection from oxidative damage and stabilization of other media components such as fatty acids and pyridoxal.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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