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Fetuin, Fetal Bovine Serum

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Synonym(s):
Fetuin, Fetal Bovine Serum
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biological source

bovine serum

form

lyophilized solid

manufacturer/tradename

Calbiochem®

storage condition

OK to freeze
desiccated

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

color

white to light brown

solubility

water: 50 mg/mL

UniProt accession no.

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

Native fetuin from fetal bovine serum. α1-Globulin present in amounts of 40-50% of total serum protein. After birth it is reduced to 40 mg/100 ml. Important supplement to many serum-free media. Inhibits trypsin activity and promotes cell attachment, growth, and differentiation in many different culture systems. Also contains both N- and O-glycosidically linked carbohydrates. Functions as an opsonin for cationic-deactivating molecules in macrophages. Product must not come in contact with ruminating animals or swine.
Native fetuin from fetal bovine serum. An α-globulin that inhibits trypsin activity and promotes cell attachment, growth, and differentiation in many different culture systems. Also contains both N- and O-glycosidically-linked carbohydrates. Functions as an opsonin for cationic-deactivating molecules in macrophages.

Warning

Toxicity: Standard Handling (A)

Reconstitution

Following reconstitution, aliquot and freeze (-20°C) for long-term storage or refrigerate (4°C) for short-term storage. Stock solutions are stable for up to 6 months at -20°C or for up to 1 week at 4°C.

Other Notes

Wang, H., et al. 1998. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95, 14429.
Nie, Z. 1992. Am. J. Physiol. 263, C551.

Legal Information

CALBIOCHEM is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3


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