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F5881 Sigma-Aldrich

Freund’s Adjuvant, Complete

cell suspension

Synonym: FCA

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Related Categories Adjuvant Reagents, Adjuvant emulsions, Antibodies, Antibody Purification and Characterization, Cell Culture,
Quality Level   200
form   cell suspension
color   amber
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

Each mL contains 1 mg of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (H37Ra, ATCC 25177), heat killed and dried, 0.85 mL paraffin oil and 0.15 mL mannide monooleate.

Application

Antigens (preferably in saline) are typically mixed with an equal volume of the adjuvant to form an emulsion.

Freund′s Adjuvants may be used to produce water-in-oil emulsions of immunogens. Antigens in water-in-oil emulsions stimulate high and long-lasting antibody responses which can be attributed to the slow release of antigen.

Biochem/physiol Actions

The mycobacteria in Complete Freund′s adjuvant attracts macrophages and other cells to the injection site which enhances the immune response. For this reason, Complete Freund′s Adjuvant is used for initial injections and Incomplete Freund′s Adjuvant for subsequent boosts.

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Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

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Safety Information

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
The lot specific COA document can be found by entering the lot number above under the "Documents" section.
When using Product F5881, Freund's Adjuvant, how do I prepare my samples for injection?
We provide a protocol for preparation of samples in Freund's adjuvant on the product information sheet (attached).
Where can I find information on dosage and an immunization schedule for use with Product F5881, Freund's Adjuvant?
Dosage and immunization schedule can be found in the following reference: Harlow, E. and Lane, D., Antibodies: A Laboratory Manual, p. 151, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, (1988).
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