Borate Buffered Saline (BBS)
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Borate Buffered Saline (BBS)

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Borate buffered saline (BBS) is commonly used in coating procedures for ELISA. BBS can also be used as a component in blocking solutions for Western blotting. The buffer can be used as a diluent in biological samples and for various applications within biology and biochemistry to maintain the pH.

Application Note

BBS is isotonic and has a strong bactericidal effect. It can be used to dilute solutions for coating procedures. Additives such as Tween 20 and Blotto can be used to add functionality as a washing buffer or blocking buffer.


This product was aseptically filtered through a Millipore 0.22 micron filter into clean, pre-sterilized containers. The product was tested on trypticase soy agar for 24 hours, 48 hours and 72 hours and was found to be negative for bacteria.

Borate Buffered Saline (BBS) (10 mM Sodium Borate, 150 mM Sodium Chloride pH -8.5) - MB-050-1000
Borate Saline Buffered (BSB), Borate Buffered Saline (BBS), Blocking buffer, ELISA buffer
Liquid (sterile filtered)
Store container at room temperature (18° to 26° C) prior to opening. If desired, the solution may be stored at 4° C or less. Some salts may precipitate out of solution at lower temperature. Allow buffer to equilibrate to room temperature (18° to 26° C) to restore solubility of some salts.
Expiration date is one (1) year from date of receipt.

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