'BovoStar' Bovine Serum Albumin
General Description: Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) is the major protein species found in bovine blood plasma and has applications in life science disciplines such as cell culture, in-vitro diagnostics, human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, serology and general research.
Bovogen Biologicals' BSA (Fraction V) is manufactured using a proprietary heat shock process under GMP conditions. The purity of Bovogen Biologicals' BSA purity is consistently measured at 99 – 100%.
Bovogen Biologicals' BovoStar BSA is a premium grade product that is ideal for a variety of applications requiring a product with high protein purity and low endotoxin. BovoStar BSA is also fatty acid free, IgG free, protease free and is bovine virus free.
Raw Material Origin: Manufactured from the plasma of animals of 100% Australian origin that have undergone veterinary ante- and post-mortem inspection and have been approved for human consumption.
Appearance: Pale-cream to white coloured, lyophilized powder.
Applications: Applications for Bovostar Premium Grade BSA include:
general additive in growth media for tissue and cell culture
general research or diagnostic assay reagent
assays requiring low endotoxin levels
additive in specific diluents
blocking agent in immunoassays
stabiliser in certain types of protein ligands
reagent for protease sensitive immunoassays
additive in serum reduced or serum free media
additive in fatty acid sensitive cell culture systems
additive to assist in immunohaemaglutination
Certificate of Suitability: Bovogen Biologicals’ BSA has a Certificate of Suitability (RO CEP 2005-293-Rev 00) from the European Directorate of Quality Medicines (EDQM).
Documentation: A Certificate of Analysis is supplied with all BSA orders. A Certificate of Origin is also supplied for export orders.
Storage and Handling: Product is shipped at ambient temperature however, recommended storage is at 2-8°C.