Bovine Serum Albumin

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Bovine Serum Albumin
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Description: BSA (bovine serum albumin) is a blocking buffer for IHC, ICC, ELISA and Western blotting; used to block non-specific antibody binding. Commonly used in cell culture

Purity: ≥98%

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Biological Activity

Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) is a widely used blocking reagent for use in immunohistochemistry (IHC), immunocytochemistry (ICC), ELISAs and Western blotting. Used to block non-specific binding of antibodies. Bovine Serum Albumin can also be used as a protein concentration standard in Bradford assay for protein quantification. BSA is also used in cell culture.

Technical Data

~66 kDa
Soluble to 100 mg/ml in water
Store at +4°C

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WB blocking buffer
By Anonymous on 05/04/2021
Species: Mink

I prepared a 3% BSA solution in TBS and used this to block my membranes prior to the addition of primary antibodies as well as my diluent for my secondary antibodies.

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