Bovine Serum Albumin

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Cat.No. 5217 - Bovine Serum Albumin | CAS No. 9048-46-8
Description: BSA (bovine serum albumin) is a blocking buffer for IHC, ICC, ELISA and Western blotting; used to block non-specific antibody binding. Commonly used in cell culture
Purity: ≥98%
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Biological Activity

BSA (bovine serum albumin) is a widely used blocking reagent for use in immunohistochemistry (IHC), Immunocytochemistry (ICC), ELISAs and Western blotting. Used to block non-specific binding of antibodies. Can also be used as a protein concentration standard in Bradford assay for protein quantification. BSA is also used in cell culture.

Technical Data

MW ~66 kDa
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98%
CAS Number 9048-46-8

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Solubility Data

Solubility Soluble to 100 mg/ml in water

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Very good.
By Anonymous on 03/28/2019
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human
Cell Line/Tissue: smooth muscle cell

We use this product for WB. It works very well.

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Western blot.
By Anonymous on 08/05/2018
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Mouse

Used to block PVDF membranes for WB. Perfect performance. Works better than milk

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