Insulin Porcine

Product Name: Insulin Porcine

Product No: CYT-468

Synonym(s): Insulin Porcine

Description: Insulin Porcine is a two chain, glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 51 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 5777 Dalton. The a and b chains are joined by two interchain disulfide bonds. The a chain contains an intrachain disulfide bond. Insulin regulates the cellular uptake, utilization, and storage of glucose, amino acids, and fatty acids and inhibits the breakdown of glycogen, protein, and fat. Insulin Porcine is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.

Protein Derived From: Porcine Pancreas.

Physical Appearance: Sterile Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.

Purity: Greater than 97.0% as determined by SEC-HPLC.

Stability: Lyophilized Insulin Porcine although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution Insulin Pig should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C.For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.

Biological Activity: >27 units/mg.

Solubility: It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Insulin Porcine in sterile 0.005N HCl.

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