BSA, RIA / Immunological Grade

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Description

General description

Bovine serum albumin (BSA) is a 67 kDa protein with three domains, each consisting of two subdomains. It is α-helical globular and a non-glycosylated protein. BSA is an established transporter for drugs, hormones and fatty acids. It is commonly used blocking agent in enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for preventing non-specific binding of antigens and antibodies to the microtiter plates. The cysteine and tyrosine residues of BSA have high affinity for metal binding.

 

Biological source:            Bovine

Form:                                 Lyophilized powder

Quality:                              Suitable for RIA

Molecular Weight:           Single polypeptide protein (67kDa)

CAS No.:                            9048-46-8

pH:                                      5.2

EC Number:                       MFCD00130384 59 lysine residues; 30-35 are capable of conjugating

Solubility:                           Water (40 mg/ml)

Storage temp.:                  2-8°C

 

Applications:

  • as a blocking agent in enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
  • as a component of Dulbecco PBS medium for preantral follicles culture
  • as a component of modified Tris-buffered medium (mTBM) for oocyte insemination

 

Additional information

Size

10 g, 25 g

Certificate of Analysis