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Advantages of Trehalose

April 20, 2018

 Advantages of Trehalose

  • Trehalose Does not react with amino acids or proteins.
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  • Trehalose Stabilizes many proteins and cell types at various temperatures and during freezing. Reduces activity loss from storage and processing.
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  • Trehalose Can stabilize proteins and cells during and after drying. Reduces loss of biological activity in lyophilization.
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  • Trehalose Can protect against denaturation/aggregation of some proteins at cold temperatures. Reduces loss from storage and processing.
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  • Trehalose Protects enzymes from heat inactivation in vitro and reduces formation of protein aggregates. Allows storage and shipping at warmer conditions. May eliminate the need to ship on dry ice and associated freight costs.
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  • Trehalose Stimulates activity of certain enzymes at higher temperatures.