F8636

Sigma-Aldrich

Ficoll® 400

lyophilized powder, γ-irradiated, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
Polysucrose 400
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

sterility

γ-irradiated

product line

BioXtra

form

lyophilized powder

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

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Application

Ficoll is a hydrophilic neutral highly branched polysaccharide use to establish density gradients to separate blood component cells and organelles. It is part of the separation medium called Ficoll-Paque.
Used for cell separation and organelle isolation.

Other Notes

Dialyzed
A nonionic synthetic polymer of sucrose.

Legal Information

Ficoll is a registered trademark of Cytiva

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

A Schoug et al.
Journal of applied microbiology, 108(3), 1032-1040 (2009-09-09)
To investigate the effect of freeze-dried Lactobacillus coryniformis Si3 on storage stability by adding polymers to sucrose-based formulations and to examine the relationship between amorphous matrix stability and cell viability. The resistance to moisture-induced sucrose crystallization and effects on the...
Yann Peytour et al.
Transfusion, 50(10), 2152-2157 (2010-05-12)
Human CD34+ cells are mandatory to study many aspects of human hematopoiesis. Their low frequency in blood or marrow and ethical reasons limit their obtainment in large quantities. Leukoreduction filters (LRFs) are discarded after preparation of red blood cells. The...
Naoaki Sakata et al.
Transplantation, 87(6), 825-830 (2009-03-21)
There is a recent focus on embolization of the portal vein by transplanted islets as a major cause of early graft loss. The resultant ischemia causes necrosis or apoptosis of cells within the liver. Thus, noninvasive assessment of the liver...
Weihua Fei et al.
PLoS genetics, 7(7), e1002201-e1002201 (2011-08-11)
Lipid droplets (LDs) are important cellular organelles that govern the storage and turnover of lipids. Little is known about how the size of LDs is controlled, although LDs of diverse sizes have been observed in different tissues and under different...
Louise A Knight et al.
BMC cancer, 9, 38-38 (2009-01-30)
Previous data suggest that lipophilic statins such as fluvastatin and N-bisphosphonates such as zoledronic acid, both inhibitors of the mevalonate metabolic pathway, have anti-cancer effects in vitro and in patients. We have examined the effect of fluvastatin alone and in...
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Ficoll 400 is a highly branched polymer formed by the copolymerization of sucrose and epichlorohydrin. Ficoll 400 is completely non-ionic. Because of the abundance of hydroxyl groups, Ficoll 400 is very hydrophilic and extremely water-soluble.
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