A3902

Sigma-Aldrich

Bovine Serum Albumin

lyophilized powder, Vitamin B12 deficient

Synonym(s):
Albumin bovine serum, Bovine albumin, BSA
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biological source

bovine

description

≤ 1.0ug/g vitamin B12 content

assay

≥98%

form

lyophilized powder

mol wt

~66 kDa

purified by

heat shock fractionation

origin

USA origin

application(s)

ELISA: suitable

loss

≤5%

pH

7

solubility

water: soluble (40 mg/ml)

suitability

suitable for (Suitable for use in vitamin B12 assays.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

Gene Information

bovine ... ALB(280717)

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Application

For use in vitamin B12 assays.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Certain conformational and primary-sequence epitopes of BSA are suspected allergens in human beef and milk allergies.

Preparation Note

Prepared using heat shock fractionation
Serum albumin may be referred to as Fraction V. This naming convention is taken from the original Cohn method of fractionating serum proteins using cold ethanol precipitation. Serum albumin was found in the fifth ethanol fraction using Cohn′s method. Since then, the term "Fraction V" has been used by some to describe serum albumin regardless of the method of preparation. Others have used this term to describe serum albumin purified by ethanol fractionation methods that have been highly modified since the original Cohn method was described. Sigma-Aldrich manufactures and distributes serum albumins purified from a variety of primary methods including the true Cohn fractionation method, modified ethanol fractionation methods, heat shock and chromatography. Additional purification steps may include crystallization or charcoal filtration.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
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