Dextran sulphate 5 (DB004)
Dextran sulphate 5 is manufactured by sulphation of a selected fraction of dextran. The product is carefully purified from reagents, solvents and by products and is stabilised by a small addition of phosphate salts. It is supplied as a white to yellowish odourless powder which is readily soluble in water. It is stable indefinitely when stored in well sealed containers at room temperature. A certificate of analysis is supplied with each batch. The molecular weight range, sulphur content, moisture etc are carefully controlled. The sulphur content lies between 16 and 20%.