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 - lyophilized
- 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
- Protein Molecular Weight
- 66 kDa
- 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.
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- Entrez Gene
- For research purposes only
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.
Applications of Serum Albumin
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.P. et al. (2000) The role of albumin in critical illness.
Br J Anaesth. 85 (4): 599-610.