MilliporeSigma
All Photos(1)

Documents

43302

Sigma-Aldrich

Micro particles based on polystyrene

size: 100 nm

Sign Into View Organizational & Contract Pricing

Synonym(s):
Latex beads from PS
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.32

Quality Level

form

aqueous suspension

concentration

10% (solids)

particle size

100 nm std dev ≤0.01 μm

density

1.05 g/cm3

storage temp.

2-8°C

Looking for similar products? Visit Product Comparison Guide

General description

Micro Particles or Latex Beads, commonly known as polystyrene microparticles, are negatively charged colloidal particles. The microparticles are produced through a polymerization reaction of styrene under controlled conditions. The conducive environment of the reaction induces spontaneous coalescent bead formation. Micro Particles or Latex beads are supplied in aqueous solutions composed of polymer particles with water. Polystyrene′s refractive index at 589 nm is 1.5905 and 1.602 at 486 nm.

Application

Micro Particles or Latex Beads is used for a wide variety of applications like:
  • Electron Microscopy.
  • Cell Counter Calibration.
  • Immunodiagnostics, especially for latex agglutination tests, and
  • Phagocytosis Research.

Analysis Note

For every lot exact values of particle size and standard deviation are determined with an accuracy of 0.01 μm using a Coulter Multisizer.

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves


Certificates of Analysis (COA)

Search for Certificates of Analysis (COA) by entering the products Lot/Batch Number. Lot and Batch Numbers can be found on a product’s label following the words ‘Lot’ or ‘Batch’.

Already Own This Product?

Documents related to the products that you have purchased in the past have been gathered in the Document Library for your convenience.

Visit the Document Library

Difficulty Finding Your Product Or Lot/Batch Number?

Product numbers are combined with Pack Sizes/Quantity when displayed on the website (example: T1503-25G). Please make sure you enter ONLY the product number in the Product Number field (example: T1503).

Example:

T1503
Product Number
-
25G
Pack Size/Quantity

Additional examples:

705578-5MG-PW

PL860-CGA/SHF-1EA

MMYOMAG-74K-13

1000309185

enter as 1.000309185)

Having trouble? Feel free to contact Technical Service for assistance.

Lot and Batch Numbers can be found on a product's label following the words 'Lot' or 'Batch'.

Aldrich Products

  • For a lot number such as TO09019TO, enter it as 09019TO (without the first two letters 'TO').

  • For a lot number with a filling-code such as 05427ES-021, enter it as 05427ES (without the filling-code '-021').

  • For a lot number with a filling-code such as STBB0728K9, enter it as STBB0728 without the filling-code 'K9'.

Not Finding What You Are Looking For?

In some cases, a COA may not be available online. If your search was unable to find the COA you can request one.

Request COA

Jessie E P Sun et al.
Integrative biology : quantitative biosciences from nano to macro, 4(1), 84-92 (2011-11-29)
Integrins play a key role in cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions. Artificial surfaces grafted with integrin ligands, mimicking natural interfaces, have been used to study integrin-mediated cell adhesion. Here we report the use of a new chemical engineering technology in combination
Thomas Tschernig et al.
Experimental and toxicologic pathology : official journal of the Gesellschaft fur Toxikologische Pathologie, 65(6), 883-886 (2013-01-16)
Microparticles (MP) and fibres can be inhaled and cause inflammatory lung diseases. So far MP and fibres have not observed directly in the lung of living animals. A direct visualisation of particles and fibres would be important to study interactions
César Costa Vera et al.
Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM, 19(2), 133-146 (2004-12-14)
The delayed ion extraction method has been used to study characteristics of the initial velocity distributions of positive and negative ions produced simultaneously by laser desorption/ionization (LDI) from non-impacted single aerosol polymeric particles, using a bipolar time-of-flight (TOF) instrument (LAMPAS

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service