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GE Healthcare Percoll™ Media Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Well-referenced media for density gradient centrifugation of cells, viruses, and subcellular particles. GE Healthcare™ Percoll™ Media is composed of colloidal silica coated with polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP).

Manufacturer:  GE Healthcare 17089109

Catalog No. 45-001-794

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  • Composed of colloidal silica coated with polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)
  • Used for separation of cells, subcellular particles and larger viruses under gentle conditions which preserve viability and morphological integrity of cells
  • Low viscosity density gradient medium reduces required centrifugal force
  • Nontoxic to cells
  • Compatible to ionic strength and pH
  • Gradients can either be preformed or created by centrifugation at moderate speeds in an angle-head rotor
  • Gradients are iso-osmotic throughout and cover a range of densities up to 1.3g/mL
  • Buffered within the pH range 5.5 to 10.0 without any changes in properties
  • Conductivity (mS/m): max. 100
  • Osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O): max. 25
  • Viscosity (cP): max 15

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Avaialble in easy-to-open, resealable 250mL and 1L bottles



6x1 L
Cell isolation
< 25 mOsm/kg
8.5 to 9.5
1.135 g/mL
Colorless to Slightly Yellow
Centrifugation Media
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ShelfLife : 5 years

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