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Bovine Collagen Type I

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500 µg
Liquid (sterile filtered)
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Bovine Collagen Type I is one of a family of proteins found particularly in the flesh and connective tissues of mammals (approximately one-third of the body's total protein). Over two dozen types of collagen have been described; Type I is the most abundant form in the body. Collagen Type I is found in scar tissue, tendons, the skin, arterial walls, the corneas, muscles, cartilage, and in the organic parts of bones and teeth. Bovine Collagen Type I is ideal for investigators involved in extracellular matrix proteins and osteoporosis.

Product Details

Bovine Collagen Type I - 001-001-103
Type I collagen, collagen 1, bovine collagen, Alpha 1 type I collagen, Alpha 2 type I collagen, COL1A1, COL1A2, Collagen alpha-1(I) chain, Collagen alpha-2 (I) chain
Native Protein

Target Details

COL1A1  - View All COL1A1 Products
Bovine Collagen Type 1 has been prepared from Bovine Placenta and is chromatographically and immunologically pure.  Bovine Collagen Type 1 reacts with anti-Collagen Type I.  Reaction with Rockland’s anti-Collagen II, III, IV, V or VI is negligible.
P02453 - UniProtKB
NP_001029211.1 - NCBI Protein
282187 - Gene ID

Application Details

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Bovine Collagen Type I purified protein standard is tested by SDS-PAGE and used as a control for SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, ELISA, immunoprecipitation, and for other immunological assays. Specific conditions should be optimized by user. Collagen type I is recognized by type specific Anti-Collagen antibodies that recognize a native three-dimensional structure.


1.0 mg/mL by nanodrop at 205 nm
0.5 M Acetic Acid
0.01% (w/v) Sodium Azide

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Store vial at 4° C prior to opening. Do not freeze. This product is stable at 4° C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use.
Expiration date is six (6) months from date of receipt.
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What is the source of the collagen proteins?

Collagen proteins are purified from various sources including bovine or human placenta, skin, nasal tissue, and knee cartilage. The purity of the protein is analyzed by SDS-PAGE.

How are the collagen proteins purified?

The proteins were purified by a proprietary method that includes mechanical separation and salt precipitation. Due to the nature and close association of certain collagen proteins, it is difficult to fully separate each collagen.

In what format are the collagen proteins provided?

Collagen proteins are provided in liquid format at a concentration of around 1 mg/mL. The collagen proteins are solubilized, maintaining their native structure. No enzymatic treatment is performed. The low pH of the buffer is essential in maintaining the solubility of the collagen protein.

In what buffer are the collagen proteins provided?

0.5 M Acetic Acid, pH 2.5 with 0.01% (w/v) Sodium Azide.

What are the recommended SDS-PAGE conditions for collagen proteins?

The recommended buffer for SDS-PAGE is 2X SDS buffer with 8 M Urea. The low pH of the buffer maintains the solubility of the collagen proteins. Also, low-density gels such as 3-8% Tris Acetate should be used. Collagen proteins can be reduced with DTT.

What are the recommended storage conditions for collagen proteins?

Collagen proteins should always be stored at 4°C. It is important to never let the collagen proteins freeze because this will degrade the protein. Please be sure to maintain 4°C temperature during assays such as SDS-PAGE.

How was the concentration determined?

The concentration of the collagen proteins was measured by absorbance via nanodrop at 205 nm. When measuring concentration, please be sure to blank with the same buffer as the protein product (0.5 M Acetic Acid).

Are collagen proteins suitable for cell culture?

Since no testing for endotoxin or other contaminants was performed, we do not recommend the use of this product for cell culture.

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This product is for research use only and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic applications. Please contact a technical service representative for more information. All products of animal origin manufactured by Rockland Immunochemicals are derived from starting materials of North American origin. Collection was performed in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspected facilities and all materials have been inspected and certified to be free of disease and suitable for exportation. All properties listed are typical characteristics and are not specifications. All suggestions and data are offered in good faith but without guarantee as conditions and methods of use of our products are beyond our control. All claims must be made within 30 days following the date of delivery. The prospective user must determine the suitability of our materials before adopting them on a commercial scale. Suggested uses of our products are not recommendations to use our products in violation of any patent or as a license under any patent of Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. If you require a commercial license to use this material and do not have one, then return this material, unopened to: Rockland Inc., P.O. BOX 5199, Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA.