|Western Blot (WB)||0.02-0.1 µg/ml|
|Western Blot (WB)||See 1 publications below|
|Tested Species reactivity||Bovine|
|Published species reactivity||Not Applicable|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Storage buffer||PBS with 0.05% BSA|
|Contains||0.05% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
Bovine serum albumin/bovine albumin/BSA is a serum albumin protein that has numerous biochemical applications including ELISAs (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay), immunoblots, and immunohistochemistry. It is also used as a nutrient in cell and microbial culture. In restriction digests, BSA is used to stabilize some enzymes during digestion of DNA and to prevent adhesion of the enzyme to reaction tubes and other vessels. This protein does not affect other enzymes that do not need it for stabilization. BSA is also commonly used to determine the quantity of other proteins, by comparing an unknown quantity of protein to known amounts of BSA. BSA is used because of its stability, its lack of effect in many biochemical reactions, and its low cost since large quantities of it can be readily purified from bovine blood, a byproduct of the cattle industry.
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Protein Aliases: bovine albumin; Bovine serum albumin; BSA; Serum albumin
Gene Aliases: ALB; BOS_6773
UniProt ID: (Bovine) P02769
Entrez Gene ID: (Bovine) 280717
Molecular Function: transfer/carrier protein
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