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Gelatin, food grade, type A

Gelatin, food grade, type A

CAS Number: 9000-70-8

EC Number: 232-554-6 MDL Number: MFCD00081638

SKU 02901771-CF
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Description

Product Description

Gelatin, Type A

Application Notes

Gelatin is used as a stabilizer, thickener and texturizer in foods; to inhibit crystallization in bacteriology and prepare cultures; in PCR hybridization in molecular biology; in the pharmaceutical industry as a suspending agent, encapsulating agent and tablet binder; and in veterinary applications as a plasma expander and hemostatic sponge. Gelatin has been used for coating cell culture plates to improve cell attachment for a variety of cell types.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Cell Culture; Food; Pharmacy

Specifications
SKU 02901771-CF
Application Notes Gelatin is used as a stabilizer, thickener and texturizer in foods; to inhibit crystallization in bacteriology and prepare cultures; in PCR hybridization in molecular biology; in the pharmaceutical industry as a suspending agent, encapsulating agent and tablet binder; and in veterinary applications as a plasma expander and hemostatic sponge. Gelatin has been used for coating cell culture plates to improve cell attachment for a variety of cell types.
Base Catalog Number 901771
CAS # 9000-70-8
EC Number 232-554-6
Format Powder
Grade Food Grade
Isoelectric Point The charge on a gelatin molecule and its isoelectric point are primarily due to the carboxyl amino and guanidino groups on the side chains. Type A gelatin has 78-80 millimoles of free carboxyl groups per 100 g of protein and a pI of 7.0-9.0.
RTECS Number LX8580000
Source Pork (Porcine skin)
Typical Working Concentration Recommended for use as a cell culture substratum at 0.1-0.2 mg/cm2 or 5-10 μL/cm2. Optimal concentration depends on cell type as well as the application or research objectives.
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.