Serum Albumin

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Purified Human Albumin

Product Type
Purified Protein
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
PHP149 E IY 1 mg
Purified human albumin is a ~66 kDa protein that binds and transports steroids, fatty acids, metal ions and thyroid hormones. Albumin accounts for approximately 50% of blood serum protein.

Product Details

Target Species
Human
Product Form
Purified human serum albumin - lyophilised
Reconstitution
Reconstitute with phosphate buffer pH>7.0 containing 0.15M NaCl
Care should be taken during reconstitution as the protein may appear as a film at the bottom of the vial. Bio-Rad recommend that the vial is gently mixed after reconstitution. For long term storage the addition of 0.09% sodium azide is recommended.
N.B. For functional studies do not add sodium azide
Preparation
Purified albumin from human urine.
Buffer Solution
Ammonium bicarbonate
Preservative Stabilisers
None present
Purity
>99% by SDS PAGE
Molecular Weight
66kD

Storage Information

Storage
Prior to reconstitution store at +4oC.
After reconstitution store at -20oC.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended. This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the protein. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Shelf Life
Please see label for expiry date.

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Regulatory
For research purposes only

Applications of Serum Albumin

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
ELISA
Immunoassay
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.

Product Specific References

References for Serum Albumin

  1. Nicholson, J.P. et al. (2000) The role of albumin in critical illness.
    Br J Anaesth. 85 (4): 599-610.