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Polybrene | CAS No. 28728-55-4 | Viral Transduction Enhancers
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Description: Viral transduction enhancer
Alternative Names: Hexadimethrine bromide

Chemical Name: 1,5-Dimethyl-1,5-diazaundecamethylene polymethobromide

Purity: ≥95%

Product Details

Biological Activity

Polybrene is a cationic polymer that improves lentiviral and adenoviral transduction efficiency in mammalian cells in vitro. It also enhances DNA transfection in many types of cells. It has a neutralizing effect on negatively charged DNA and viral particles which facilitates their attachment and entry into host cells. Polybrene is suitable for use with CRISPR/Cas9 protocols.

Polybrene is a lyophilized solid and can be prepared as a stock solution by adding 1 mL of sterile ultra-pure water directly to the vial (final stock concentration 10 mg/mL).

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Technical Data

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

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