Reagent Grade (Fatty Acid-Free)

Description (Cat. #68700)

Proliant Fatty Acid Free BSA is used where the presence of lipids and fatty acids may cause problems, such as hormone and cholesterol assays. Fatty acid free albumin also provides maximum binding sites for the addition of specific fatty acids for cell culture applications.  Additional applications include, Nucleic Acid-Based Assays, Immunoassays (RIA, EIA, etc.), Immunohematology and Serology.

*Reagent Grade (Fatty Acid-Free) small package sizes (10g - 500g) are currently only offered in the United States, while 1kg and 10kg are available globally.  To view Proliant's small pack offerings, please utilize the following links: VWR Listing or  Fisher Scientific Listing.

Properties

Specification Typical
Protein (Dry Basis)

≥  98.0%

99.0%
Purity (Albumin)
 ≥ 98%
100%
Solubility (4% H2O)

Clear to Slightly Hazy

Clear to Slightly Hazy
Moisture
≤ 5.0%
2.0%
pH (10% H2O)

6.5 - 7.5

6.8 - 7.2
Protease ≤ 0.005 Units/mg 0.005 Units/mg 
Endotoxin ≤ 3 EU/mg ≤ 0.1 EU/mg 
Bovine IgG Not Detected Not Detected

Physical Characteristics

Reagent Grade (Fatty Acid-Free) is a highly soluble white to yellow with tan to green cast lyophilized powder.  A solution of up to 30% in de-ionized water is clear to slightly hazy and virtually particulate-free.


Storage Conditions

Store sealed in a cool, dry environment for 3 years, and up to 5 years with re-qualification.


Documentation

Reagent Grade (Fatty Acid-Free) PIB & SDS


Journal Citations 

A simple tool to improve pluripotent stem cell differentiation 

Chetty. S & Pagliuca. F.W. (2013). Nature Methods. 10, 553-555.






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