DEAE-Dextran hydrochloride


Diethylaminoethyl-dextran hydrochloride
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Quality Level

biological source

bacterial (Leuconostoc mesenteroides)



extent of labeling

~3.2% nitrogen


H2O: soluble 100 mg/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow

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DEAE-Dextran 500, a polycationic stabilizing molecule and transfection reagent, is used in the development of sustained release protein delivery and nucleic acid transfection systems. DEAE-Dextran 500 may be used for cell immobilization in biosensors.

Preparation Note

Prepared from dextran of average mol. wt. 500,000


13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Anita Bogdanov et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 58(1), 405-413 (2013-11-06)
Chlamydiae are obligate intracellular bacteria that propagate in the inclusion, a specific niche inside the host cell. The standard method for counting chlamydiae is immunofluorescent staining and manual counting of chlamydial inclusions. High- or medium-throughput estimation of the reduction in...
Transfection using DEAE-dextran.
Selden RF.
Current Protocols in Immunology, 10, 10-10 (2001)
Transfection using DEAE-dextran.
Gulick T.
Current Protocols in Cell Biology, 20, 20-20 (2003)
DEAE-dextran transfection of mammalian cultured cells.
E T Schenborn et al.
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 130, 147-153 (1999-12-10)
J Zarate et al.
Journal of microencapsulation, 28(7), 614-620 (2011-07-12)
Bovine serum albumin (BSA) loaded calcium alginate microparticles (MPs) produced in this study by a w/o emulsification and external gelation method exhibited spherical and fairly smooth and porous morphology with 1.052 ± 0.057 µm modal particle size. The high permeability of the calcium...
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