Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA)

Molecular Weight: Approximately 66 kDa


Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA)
Ideal for stabilization of enzymes, increasing PCR yields, and preventing adhesion of enzymes.
  
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Thermo Scientific Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) is ideal for stabilization of enzymes during storage and for enzymatic reactions where the absence of nucleases is essential. BSA increases PCR yields from low purity templates. It also prevents adhesion of enzymes to the reaction tubes and tip surfaces.

Highlights

  • Non-modified (non-acetylated)
  • V-fraction

Applications

  • Enzyme stabilization
  • PCR with low purity templates, e.g. mouse tail DNA
  • Restriction enzyme digestion
  
Composition
  • 20 mg/mL BSA supplied in 10 mM Tris-HCl (pH 7.4 at 25°C)
  • 100 mM KCl
  • 1 mM EDTA
  • 50% (v/v) glycerol
HazardousNo
Molecular WeightApproximately 66 kDa
Quality ControlAbsence of endo-, exodeoxyribonucleases, ribonucleases, phosphatases, proteases, and nicking activity confirmed by appropriate quality tests.
Storage Condition-20 C