Product nameHyaluronic acid sodium salt, Extracellular matrix component
DescriptionExtracellular matrix component. Cell-cell and cell-substrate adhesion mediator.
Biological descriptionExtracellular matrix component. Cell-cell and cell-substrate adhesion mediator. Binds to CD44 and ICAM-1 receptors. Forms a viscoelastic solution in water. Mediates cell aggregation, migration, proliferation and activation in vivo. Orally active.
Molecular Weight: ~1,000,000
Poly(β-glucuronic acid-[1→3]-β-N-acetylglucosamine-[1→4]), alternating
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Soluble in water (5 mg/ml)
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:
- Yoshida H et al. N-Terminal signal sequence is required for cellular trafficking and hyaluronan-depolymerization of KIAA1199. FEBS Lett 588:111-6 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24269685) »
- Lim S et al. Interfacial tension of complex coacervated mussel adhesive protein according to the Hofmeister series. Langmuir 30:1108-15 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24490867) »
- Fiorica C et al. A new hyaluronic acid pH sensitive derivative obtained by ATRP for potential oral administration of proteins. Int J Pharm 457:150-7 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 24060369) »