Protein Name & Synonyms:
Purified protein from human heart - liquid
Myoglobin is a heme containing oxygen carrier that stores oxygen in muscles. It consists of a single polypeptide chain with a molecular weight of 16,000Da. Sequence analysis shows that it is structurally related to haemoglobin. Following myocardial infraction myoglobin is lost from cardiac muscle cells and its presence in serum may be used as a diagnostic indicator.
Store at -20°C only.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the protein. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use. This protein may be stored for12 months from date of dispatch.