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Thermo Scientific™ Albumine Bovine/Fraction V, for Biochemistry, pH 7.0

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500 g
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Albumin, bovine serum (BSA), CAS # 9048-46-8, is a small, stable biomolecule derived from bovine blood with wide applications in biochemistry, immunochemistry, pharmacokinetics, and cell culture studies.

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

General description

  • Albumin, bovine serum (BSA) is available as a protease-free, lyophilized powder that may be stably stored at 2-8°c
  • It is comprised of 583 amino acid residues, and has a molecular weight of 66.5 kDa


  • BSA is used as a protein standard in quantification assays, such as the Bradford protein assay
  • It is used to stabilize enzymes in restriction digestions in molecular biology experiments
  • It is a blocking agent in immunoblots thus increasing signal to noise ratios by quenching non-specific immunochemical reactions
  • BSA is a nutritive agent and used as a supplement in cell and microbial culture media
Appearance Slight yellowish-beige powder
Color Beige-Yellow
Assay Percent Range 96.0% to 100.0% (protein [F:6.22]) on dry substance; 98% to 100% (Albumin, 7% solution [by cellulose acetate electrophoresis])
Packaging Glass bottle
Quantity 10g
Physical Form Powder
Water ≤5% (K.F.) when packaged
Chemical Name or Material Albumine Bovine/Fraction V

RUO – Research Use Only