Technical Data
Insulin, Recombinant, Human
Molecular Biology Storage: -20CShipping: RT
Recombinant Human Insulin is a two chain, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 51 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 5807D.

Biological Activity:
As reported

Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20C. Stable for 12 months after receipt at -20C. Reconstitute with 0.005N HCl. For long term storage add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.

Molecular Weight:
Source: E. coli
Purity: 98% by RP-HPLC and SDS-PAGE. Chromatographically purified.
Form: Supplied as a lyophilized powder. No additives. Reconstitute with 0.005N HCl to a concentration of 1mg/ml which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.

Important Note: This 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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Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.