Background

Streptavidin is a bacterial protein (from Streptomyces avidinii) that has an exceptionally high binding affinity for biotin (B7). Streptavidin-biotin binding is one of the strongest known non-covalent interactions and is highly resistant to many conditions that would typically cause dissociation (such as organic solvents, denaturants, detergents, and extreme temperatures or pH). Streptavidin's affinity for biotin can be employed in a variety of experimental uses, from purifications to standards, to means of detection or pull down experiments. Phycoerythrin (PE) is a red-pigmented protein found in cyanobacteria and red algae. Phycoerythrin absorbs light blue-green/yellow light and emits lightly orange/yellow light.

Product Details

Streptavidin Phycoerythrin Conjugated - S000-08
Streptavidin PE, Phyco Streptavidin, SA Phycoerythrin, R-Phycoerythrin, Phycoerythrin conjugated streptavidin
R-Phycoerythrin (RPE)

Target Details

Streptavidin-Phycoerythrin was prepared from electrophoretically purified streptavidin isolated from Streptomyces avidinii conjugated to the chromophore R-Phycoerythrin.   Free fluorochrome is removed by tandem molecular sieve chromatography.
P22629 - UniProtKB
CAA00084.1 - NCBI Protein

Application Details

Dot Blot, FC, Multiplex
Biochemical Assay, ELISA, Functional Assay  - View References
Phycoerythrin conjugated streptavidin has been tested by dot blot and FACS and is suitable for immunomicroscopy, flow cytometry or FACS analysis, as well as other antibody based fluorescent assays requiring extremely low background levels, absence of F(c) mediated binding, lot-to-lot consistency, high titer and specificity. The maximum amount of Streptavidin Phycoerythrin required to stain 1 x 10E6 cells in flow cytometry is approximately 1.0 µg of antibody conjugate.  Lesser amounts of Streptavidin Phycoerythrin may be sufficient for staining. Optimal titers for other applications should be determined by the researcher. As a general guideline dilutions of 1:100 to 1:250 should be suitable for most applications.

Formulation

0.5 mg/mL by absorbance = 82.0 at 565 nm
0.02 M Potassium Phosphate, 0.15 M Sodium Chloride, pH 7.2
0.01% (w/v) Sodium Azide
10 mg/mL Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) - Immunoglobulin and Protease free
1.0 mL
Restore with deionized water (or equivalent)

Shipping & Handling

Ambient
Store vial at 4° C prior to restoration. Restore with deionized water (or equivalent). This product is stable at 4° C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use. Centrifuge product if not completely clear after standing at room temperature. Do not freeze after reconstitution. Store reagent in the dark. Use subdued lighting during handling and incubation of cells prior to analysis.
Expiration date is one (1) year from date of receipt.
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