Prepared by extraction of adult lung with hot sodium hydroxide.
Particle size; pass 60 mesh screen, smaller than 250 micron.
Contains less than 1.0% insoluble matter after elastolysis with Human Sputum Elastase (EPC No. SE563).
May contain <1% insoluble carbon debris. This elastin is insoluble in biological buffers.
All human tissue donors are screened for the following:
Basic serology Panel #1 RPR Syphilis Serology, ABO/RH Typing HIV-1/HIV2 Antibody Screen, Hepatitis B Surface antigen, Hepatitis B Core IgG/Igm Antibody, HTLV-1 Antibody. We accept only donors that are non reactive to all of the above screening.