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A8412 Sigma-Aldrich

Bovine Serum Albumin solution

7.5% in DPBS, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: Albumin solution from bovine serum, BSA solution

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Related Categories Albumin, Albumins, Albumins and Transport Proteins, Albumins by Application, Biochemicals and Reagents,
Quality Level   500
biological source   bovine
description   low endotoxin
sterility   sterile-filtered
product line   BioXtra
form   liquid
concentration   7.5% in DPBS
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

BSA is a single polypeptide chain consisting of about 583 amino acid residues and no carbohydrates. At pH 5-7 it contains 17 intrachain disulfide bridges and 1 sulfhydryl group.

Application

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Qualified for use in cell culture applications.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Bovine serum albumin is broadly used as an additive to cell culture media, especially serum-free media (SFM). It provides a range of benefits including protection from oxidative damage and stabilization of other media components such as fatty acids and pyridoxal.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
MT6446000

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