C4407

Sigma-Aldrich

Collagen from human placenta

Bornstein and Traub Type III (Sigma Type X), powder

CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.32

Quality Level

biological source

human placenta

assay

≥90% (GE)

form

powder

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, none detected

solubility

aqueous acid: soluble

UniProt accession no.

storage temp.

2-8°C

Gene Information

human ... COL3A1(1300)

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Packaging

1, 5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Application

Collagen from human placenta has been used to assess the bioelectric effects of quinine on airway epithelial cells, to study the selective toxicity of engineered lentvirus lytic peptides and in a particle aggregation assay for the rapid detection of fibronectin, fibrinogen and collagen receptors on Staphylococcus aureus. It has also been used in a magnesium-dependent, collagen-binding assay during characterization of human lung tumor-associated antigens.

Components

All collagen molecules are composed of three polypeptide chains arranged in a triple helical conformation, with a primary structure that is mostly a repeating motif with glycine in every third position and proline or 4-hydroxyproline frequently preceding the glycine residue.

Caution

This product should be stored at 2-8 °C and will retain activity in these conditions for 2 years.

Preparation Note

This product was prepared by a modification of the pepsin extraction and salt fractionation method of Hill, R.J. and Harper, E., Anal. Biochem., 141 (1984). It is a lyophilized powder that can be reconstituted in sterile .5 M acetic acid, PBS or water at 1 mg/mL. A PBS solution will be stable for at least one year at -20°C.

Analysis Note

An SDS polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis test run under reducing conditions consistent with basement membrane collagen yields three major bands.

Other Notes

Collagen is classified into a number of structurally and genetically distinct types. We use the nomenclature proposed by Bornstein and Traub. Be wary of confusing Sigma-type designations with recognized collagen classification types.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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