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Biotin-(AC5)2 Sulfo-OSu

Item # Unit Size
B321-10
10 mg

For Research Use Only Products

MSDS
Chemical Name: 6-[6-(Biotinylamino)hexanoylamino]hexanoic acid N-hydroxysulfosuccinimide ester
CAS: 180028-78-8(free acid)


Appearance:
White or pale reddish-brown powder
Purity: ≥95.0% (HPLC)
MW:
669.75, C26H40N5NaO10S2

Storage Condition:
-20oC
Shipping Condition: blue ice


Product Description of Amine-Reactive Biotins
The avidin-biotin system has many applications in immunology and histochemistry. The interaction between avidin and biotin is remarkably strong with a dissociation constant on the order of 10-15 M. Biotin is usually added to primary or secondary antibodies such as anti-IgG and anti-IgM. After preparing the antigen-antibody complex with the biotin-labeled antibody, colorimetric, or fluorometric detection of the antigen is performed using enzyme or fluorescein-labeled avidin or streptavidin. Succinimidyl ester biotins react with primary and secondary amines, such as amino acids and proteins, at pH 7-9. Succinimidyl ester reacts with free amine groups to create a stable amide bond. Succinimidyl biotin reagents must be dissolved in DMSO, DMF, or alcohol. Stock solutions prepared with DMSO are stable for several months at -20ºC. Sulfo succinimidyl biotin reagents are soluble in water, so there is no need to use organic solvents such as DMF or DMSO. IgG prepared using biotin with a longer spacer such as Biotin-(AC5)2-OSu or Biotin-(AC5)2-Sulfo-OSu, has a better signal-to-noise ratio. The longer spacer enables streptavidin or anti-biotin IgG to recognize biotin without structural inhibition. Therefore, Biotin-(AC5)2-OSu is utilized as the biotin labeling agent in the Biotin Labeling Kit-NH2.

Reaction Scheme


Labeling Procedure for Protein
1. Prepare 50 mmol/l of biotin labeling reagent using pure water. (ex. 6.7mg/200ul for 50mmol solution) *Once biotin labeling reagent is solved in water, please mix it to sample protein immediately.
2. Prepare protein solution using Bicine buffer(pH8.5, 10 mmol/l). 
3. Add the prepared solution of biotin labeling reagent to protein solution and mix them. Please mix protein and biotin as the molar ratio of 1:2 - 1:10 (protein : biotin). 
4. Incubate the mixed solution at 25ºC for 2-4 hour. 
5. Remove excess biotin labeling reagent using gel filtration or dialysis.

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