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Staphylococcus aureus (Wood strain without protein A) BioParticles™, unlabeled

Catalog number:  S2859

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The Molecular Probes® unlabeled BioParticles® product line comprises heat- or chemically killed S. aureus (Wood strain, without protein A) and zymosan (S. cerevisiae) cells. These nonfluorescent BioParticles® products are useful in phagocytosis assays, both as controls and for custom-labeling with reactive dyes.

BioParticles Specifications:
• Label (Ex/Em): Unlabeled
• Particle: S. aureus (Wood strain, without protein A)
Opsonizing reagent available

Using BioParticles® Products
BioParticles® conjugates are provided as lyophilized powders. There are approximately 3 x 108 S. aureus particles per mg solid and approximately 2 x 107 zymosan particles per mg solid. BioParticles® conjugates can be reconstituted in the buffer of your choice for use in phagocytosis assays.

Find More BioParticles® Products
We offer a large range of dye-labeled and unlabeled E. coli (K-12 strain), S. aureus (Wood strain, without protein A), and zymosan (S. cerevisiae) BioParticles® products. Find out about these products and their applications by reviewing Probes for Following Receptor Binding and Phagocytosis—Section 16.1 in the Molecular Probes® Handbook.

For pH-sensitive endocytosis assays, see our fluorescent pHrodo™ BioParticles® conjugates.

For Research Use Only. Not for human or animal therapeutic or diagnostic use.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


For Use With (Equipment): Fluorescence Microscope
Label or Dye: Unconjugated
Product Line: BioParticles™
Product Size: 100 mg
Species: S. aureus
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Store in freezer (-5 to -30°C).


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