Thermo Scientific™

Heparin sodium salt, from porcine intestinal mucosa, IU>=100/mg, Thermo Scientific™

250mg, Each
Thermo Scientific™

Heparin sodium salt, from porcine intestinal mucosa, IU>=100/mg, Thermo Scientific™

250mg, Each
Quantity
Catalog number: A16198.MD
also known as A16198-MD
Price (USD)

Chemical Identifiers

CAS
9041-08-1
Comment
Material Sourced in UK and US
Elemental Analysis
N: 1.3 - 2.5% (dry wt.)
Loss on Drying
≤ 8.0%
Appearance (Color)
White to cream
Comment
Molecular weight 8,000 - 25,000 Dalton

Description

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

General Description

  • Heparin sodium salt displays anti-coagulant activity. It can also efficiently inhibit mesenchymal cell proliferation and promotes the proliferation of primary epithelial cells
  • This compound can bind to antithrombin III and inhibit coagulation proteases

Applications

  • In in vitro studies, it is used as the main component of serum-free media to prevent cell aggregation
  • Heparin sodium salt can also induce the growth of human embryonic stem cells in a defined serum-free medium, acting as a cofactor for a basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2)
  • It is also applied in laboratory studies related to stem cell differentiation and growth
  • In in vitro studies, this compound exhibits cytotoxic action inducing cancer cell death by interfering with transcription factor activity
RUO – Research Use Only

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