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Calcium phosphate

Reagent for transient & stable DNA transfections

Synonym: β-Calcium phosphate tribasic, β-Tricalcium phosphate, tert-Calcium phosphate, tri-Calcium (ortho)phosphate

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Calcium, Cell Culture, Chemical Synthesis,
grade   for molecular biology
InChI Key   QORWJWZARLRLPR-UHFFFAOYSA-H
form   powder
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storage temp.   room temp

Description

General description

Calcium phosphate is an amorphous, tasteless powder containing excess of calcium oxide. It is commonly used to introduce DNA and transfect eukaryotic cells for molecular biology experiments.

Application

Suitable for
• transient and stable transfection of wide range of cell types
• drug delivery systems

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Bacterial Transformation

Bacterial transformation is a process of horizontal gene transfer by which some bacteria take up foreign genetic material (naked DNA) from the environment. It was first reported in Streptococcus pneu...
Keywords: Antibiotics, Cloning, Environmental, Gene expression, Genetic, Molecular biology, Peptide synthesis, Polymerase chain reaction, Transfection, transformation

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