Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) 1450 (ATCC® 50-X)

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Product Format freeze-dried 5 x 2 gm vials
Storage Conditions At the ATCC, PEG-1450 is stored at 2°C to 8°C, but the reagent may be stored at room temperature.
This reagent is used to assist fusion of myeloma and spleen cells to form hybridomas. 

PEG-1450 is packaged as 2 gram aliquots in amber vials that protect the product from light. PEG is undiluted and is a white solid. It is supplied sterile and pretested for cytotoxicity.

Molecular Weight 1300-1600
Biosafety Level 1
Quality Control Specifications Each lot is tested for bacterial and fungal contamination. Cytotoxicity testing is performed on NS-1 cells at a 40% w/v concentration. Cells must remain greater than 80% viable after exposure to PEG.
Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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