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Chondroitin sulfate A sodium salt from bovine trachea

lyophilized powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: Alternating Copoly β-glucuronic acid-(1→3)-N-acetyl-β-galactosamine-4-sulfate-(1→4)

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Related Categories Attachments Factors, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate, Carbohydrates, Cell Biology,
Quality Level   200
biological source   Porcine
  bovine trachea
  chicken
description   avian or porcine
product line   BioReagent
assay   ≥60% (balance is chondroitin sulfate C)
form   lyophilized powder
packaging   poly bottle of 25 g
  poly bottle of 5 g
application(s)   cell culture | mammalian: suitable
surface coverage   20‑2000 μg/cm2
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

5, 25 g in poly bottle

Application

Chondroitin appears to play a regulatory role for chondrocytes, neural cells, and some tumor cells. Chondroitin sulfate B is used to study ß peptide (1-42) cytotoxicity.

Biochem/physiol Actions

As a large, negatively charged, hydrophilic molecule that is too inflexible to fold into a compact globular structure, chondroitin sulfate molecules form porous hydrated gels, providing mechanical support to tissue and allowing rapid diffusion of water-soluble molecules and migration of cells.

Components

Chondroitin Sulfate A is an acidic mucopolysaccharide found in cartilage, skin, cornea, and umbilical cord. It is composed of alternating N-acetylgalactosamine, D-glucuronic acid, and sulfate residues in equimolar quantities where carbon 4 of the N-acetylgalactosamines is sulfated.

Caution

Store this product at 2-8°C.

Preparation Note

This product is soluble in water at 100 mg/mL.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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