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B1502

Sigma-Aldrich

Brain Extract from bovine brain

Type I, Folch Fraction I

Synonym(s):
Brain Extract from Bovine
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

bovine brain

Quality Level

type

Type I

form

powder

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

Brain extract has lipids, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) at high level. Extract from substantia niagra and the striatum has high amount of iron.

Application

Brain Extract from bovine brain has been used:
  • to prepare small unilamellar vesicles
  • in lipid binding assay
  • to aid the recovery of phosphoinositides and also to terminate the reaction in phosphatidylinositol 5-phosphate (PtdIns5P) and PtdIns4P assay
  • in liposome and protein self-aggregation assays

Packaging

25, 100 mg in ampule
1 g in ampule
Sealed ampule.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Brain lipids are involved in cellular signal transduction, membrane organization, trafficking protein modification, interactions and energy storage.

Components

Contains phosphatidylinositol phosphatidylserine,other brain lipids.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

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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Certificate of Origin

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