Collagen from chicken sternal cartilage

Type II (Miller), powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture

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biological source

chicken (Sternal cartilage)




Type II (Miller)

product line



60-80% (biuret)




glass bottle of 100 mg
poly bottle of 25 mg
glass bottle of 5 mg


cell culture | mammalian: suitable

surface coverage

6‑10 μg/cm2


acetic acid: 0.5-2.0 mg/mL (Dissolve for several hours at 2-8 °C, occasionally swirling.)

UniProt accession no.

shipped in

wet ice

storage temp.


Gene Information

chicken ... COL2A1(395069)

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General description

Collagen is made of three polypeptide chains. Type 2 collagen is ubiquitously present in the hyaline cartilage. It is a homotrimer made of three α1 chains. Type 2 collagen is also predominant in nucleus pulposus of the vertebral disc and vitreous body of the eye. The proteoglycan obtained from the chicken sternal cartilage is similar to type nine collagen structure.
Collagen is classified into a number of structurally and genetically distinct types. We use the nomenclature proposed by Bornstein and Traub. Do not confuse Sigma type designations with recognized collagen classification types.


Collagen from chicken sternal cartilage has been used in enzyme–linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) , chondrocyte-mediated tissue production in vitro, induction, treatment and assessment of collagenα induced arthritis (CIA) and cell proliferation assay.


25 mg in poly bottle
5 mg in glass bottle
100 mg in glass bottle

Other Notes

Major component of articular cartilage.

Preparation Note

Prepared by a modification of the method of Trentham, D.E., et al.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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