Immunization Grade Chick Type II Collagen, Solution, , 2 mg/ml x 5 ml
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    Immunization Grade Chick Type II Collagen, Solution, , 2 mg/ml x 5 ml

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    DESCRIPTION: Highly purified type II collagen (treated with 3M guanidine, DEAE-cellulose, and Na2HPO4)

    APPLICATION: Can be used for various purposes, such as a standard for collagen analysis by SDS-gel, substrate for MMP-1, MMP-8, and MMP-13, and as an antigen for immunizing animals for the induction of collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) in certain species and strains of experimental animals. 

    QUANTITY: 5 ml

    FORM: 2 mg/ml solution in 0.05M acetic acid

    SOURCE: Chick sternal cartilage


    PURITY: >99% by SDS-PAGE, free of pepsin and proteoglycans

    STORAGE: -20°C in the dark 

    STABILITY: 2 years

    NOTES: The maximum concentration of type II collagen in acidic buffer is 4 mg/ml. In order to neutralize this product, add this collagen solution to a desired neutral buffer such as 2-10X Tris-NaCl (NaCl final concentration: 0.15-0.2M) or dialyze against 1X neutral buffer at 4°C.

    NOTE: Although type II collagen does not form gel at low concentrations, Chondrex, Inc. recommends keeping the collagen solution on ice. 


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