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Ficoll 400 (Polysucrose 400)


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Catalog #F4500
Ficoll® 400 (Polysucrose 400) is a nonionic, hydrophilic, readily water-soluble copolymer of sucrose and epichlorhydrin used in density gradient separation of cells and subcellular components and as an ingredient in hybridization buffers (Denhardt’s solution). Autoclavable at neutral pH. Particle diameter in solution 10nm. Polysucrose 400 is a neutral and low osmotic medium, widely applied in the separation of cells, virus cells, and cell membranes.
Molecular Weight (average) ~400kD
Appearance white powder
Loss on Drying 4.0%
Chloride 0.05%
Specific Rotation 53-59°
Sulfated Ash 3.0%
CAS Number26873-85-8
Molecular Weight~400kD
FormWhite powder
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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