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.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified human serum albumin - lyophilised
- 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
- Purified albumin from human urine.
- Buffer Solution
- Ammonium bicarbonate
- Preservative Stabilisers
- None present
- >99% by SDS PAGE
- Molecular Weight
- 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.
- P02768 Related reagents
- Entrez Gene
- ALB Related reagents
- For research purposes only
Applications of Serum Albumin
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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.
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Product Specific References
References for Serum Albumin
Nicholson, J. et al. (2000) The role of albumin in critical illness.
British Journal of Anaesthesia 85: 599 - 610.