Avidin is a glycoprotein that binds with high affinity to biotin. It is used commercially as a diagnostic reagent. This product is a certified animal-free, recombinant avidin produced in plants.

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For quantities less than 1 gram, visit Sigma-Aldrich (Product No. A8706)

1. Hood, Elizabeth E., et al. (1997) Commercial production of avidin from transgenic maize: characterization of transformant, production, processing, extraction and purification. Molecular Breeding 3.4: 291-306.
2. Hood EE, Howard JA (2014) Commercial Plant-Produced Recombinant Avidin. Commercial Plant-Produced Recombinant Protein Products – Case Studies (Howard JA, Hood EE, eds). Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry Volume 68, pp. 15-25, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Avidin, recombinant expressed in Zea mays
Storage temperature: 2-8˚C

Test Specification
Appearance White to off-white powder
Specific Activity ≥12 Units/mg protein
Purity by SDS Electrophoresis ≥ 90 %