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P5119 Sigma-Aldrich

Phosphate buffered saline

pH 7.2 (25 °C)

Synonym: PBS

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sterility   autoclaved
pH   7.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

Phosphate buffered saline (PBS) is an isotonic buffer solution. This water-based salt solution is made up of disodium hydrogen phosphate, sodium chloride and, in some preparations, potassium chloride and potassium dihydrogen phosphate. PBS is generally used in biological research.

Application

It has also been used for the dilution of capture antibody during α-hemolysin (Hla) enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

Phosphate buffered saline has been used in bis-benzimide accumulation assay.

Components

Sodium chloride, 145 mM (0.85%) in phosphate buffer, 150 mM

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles

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