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Thermo Scientific™ OptiBind™ Polystyrene Sulfate Particles

Achieve maximum reactivity in many diagnostic applications with Thermo Scientific™ OptiBind™ Polystyrene Sulfate Particles.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 81000397100290

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Catalog No. 09-981-000


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Description

Achieve maximum reactivity in many diagnostic applications with Thermo Scientific™ OptiBind™ Polystyrene Sulfate Particles for use in turbidimetric/nephelometric assays, slide agglutination assays, chemiluminescent assays and in clinical diagnostics and molecular biology applications. Particles can be used direct from the bottle, without any pre-cleaning.

Our production does not utilize common surfactants (like SDS, Tween™ 20, Triton™ X-100) that can interfere with protein binding to particle surfaces. Polystyrene surfaces are very hydrophobic and adsorb proteins almost instantaneously. Our proprietary anionic surfactant does not interfere with the binding of proteins nor cause proteins to desorb from microparticle surfaces.
  • Available in a wide range of diameters (from 0.1 µM to 2.5 µM)
  • No pre-washing
  • Tight size distribution—CV<2%
  • Optimized colloidal stability
  • Shelf-life of 10 years

Recommended for:

Clinical diagnostics, molecular biology, nephelometric, turbidimetric and slide agglutination assays

Note:

When using OptiBind particles, ask about our Microparticle Reagent Optimization manual, which outlines our reagent development strategy. This manual includes validated binding, coupling and particle reagent optimization protocols.

Description & Specifications

Specifications

Includes Certificate of Analysis
0.1μm
Package Insert and Certificate of Analysis
These evaluation packs allow you to buy small samples from among our standard inventory of different surfaces, colors, sizes and binding capacities at greatly reduced prices. OptiBind particles are packaged in 15mL bottles at 10% solids. The evaluation pack consists of three lots from all available OptiBind polystyrene particles.
2° to 8°C
Diagnostic Assays
OptiBind Polystyrene Sulfate Particles
0.1µm
15mL
OptiBind Polystyrene particles are available in different concentrations and package sizes upon request.
Specialty Particles

Safety and Handling

ShelfLife : 10 Years

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