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MP Biomedicals™ Avidin from Egg White

Avidin from Egg White, 10-15 u/mg solid, White Crystalline Powder

Supplier:  MP Biomedicals™ 0215004710

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Catalog No. MP215004710

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  • Avidin is useful in a biotin-avidin system for labeling biomolecules for receptor studies, immunoassays and immunohistological methods.
  • Avidin egg white was used in an assay using functionalized xenon as a biosensor to detect biotin-avidin binding.
  • Egg white was used at 80 nmol.
  • Egg white avidin has been used as a cross-linker for biotin-conjugated antibodies.
  • The product has also been used as a blocking agent in ELISA applications.
  • Avidin is a basic glycoprotein isolated from raw egg white.
  • It exhibits high binding affinity for biotin and is capable of producing biotin deficiency in rats and chicks.
  • It also occurs in the white portion of eggs and the oviducts of birds and amphibia.
  • It is destroyed by cooking or irradiation.
  • One unit will bind 1 ug of D-biotin at pH 8.9.


Egg White
Labeling biomolecules for receptor studies, immunoassays and immunohistological methods
10 mg


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