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A8412

Sigma-Aldrich

Bovine Serum Albumin solution

7.5% in DPBS, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
BSA solution, Albumin solution from bovine serum
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

biological source

bovine

description

low endotoxin

sterility

sterile-filtered

product line

BioXtra

form

liquid

mol wt

66.4 kDa

purified by

cold ethanol and heatshock fractionation

concentration

7.5% in DPBS

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

pH

6.5-7.5

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

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General description

BSA is a single polypeptide chain consisting of about 583 amino acid residues and no carbohydrates. At pH 5-7 it contains 17 intrachain disulfide bridges and 1 sulfhydryl group.

Application

Qualified for use in cell culture applications.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Bovine serum albumin is broadly used as an additive to cell culture media, especially serum-free media (SFM). It provides a range of benefits including protection from oxidative damage and stabilization of other media components such as fatty acids and pyridoxal.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Product Information Sheet

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Articles

Albumin in Cell Culture

This page segues to comprehensive insights on how serum albumin and other important cell culture components affect the performance of serum-free cell culture systems used for biomanufacturing heterologous proteins including monoclonal antibodies. The page introduces the in vitro chemistry and biochemistry of albumin. These insights may also be applied to ex vivo and tissue engineering applications.

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