Product nameD-(+)-Trehalose dihydrate, Protein stabilizer
- Trehalose Dihydrate
Disaccharide composed of two α-glucose units. Used as a protein stabilizer. Also used as a food additive in many processed foods.
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Soluble in water
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Singh SK et al. Frozen state storage instability of a monoclonal antibody: aggregation as a consequence of trehalose crystallization and protein unfolding. Pharm Res 28:873-85 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21213025) »
- Bosquillon C et al. Aerosolization properties, surface composition and physical state of spray-dried protein powders. J Control Release 99:357-67 (2004). Read more (PubMed: 15451594) »