Purified Proteins

Bovine Serum Albumin


Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) is the major protein species found in bovine blood plasma and has applications in life science disciplines such as cell culture, in-vitro diagnostics, human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, serology and general research.


Bovogen Biologicals’ BSA (Fraction V) is manufactured using a proprietary two step purification / heat shock process to produce an exceptionally consistent high quality BSA product.


Bovogen Biologicals’ BovoStar BSA is a premium grade product that is ideal for a variety of applications requiring a product with high protein purity and low endotoxin. Our BSA includes the following qualities:


  • Ultra High Purity
  • Low Immunoglobulin
  • Low Endotoxin
  • Low Fatty Acid content
  • Bovine virus free
  • Consistent batch to batch properties


Raw Material Origin

The Bovogen Biologicals plasma used to manufacture BSA is collected from registered export abattoirs under the supervision of Government Veterinary authorities. Manufactured from the plasma of animals of either 100% Australian or New Zealand origin that have undergone veterinary ante- and post-mortem inspection and have been approved for human consumption.



White to off-white coloured, lyophilized powder.


Applications for bovine BovoStar premium BSA include:

  • general additive in growth media for tissue and cell culture
  • protein standard
  • general research or diagnostic assay reagent
  • vaccine production
  • blocking agent in immunoassays
  • reagent for protease sensitive immunoassays
  • additive in fatty acid sensitive cell culture systems
  • additive to assist in immune-haemaglutination

Testing Information



(+) Bovine viruses only


Contact Bovogen for a Product Specification Sheet 


Certificate of Suitability

Bovogen Biologicals’ BSA has a Certificate of Suitability (RO CEP 2005-293-Rev 02) from the European Directorate of Quality Medicines (EDQM).



A Certificate of Analysis is supplied with all BSA orders. A Certificate of Origin is available on request.


Storage and Handling

Product is shipped at ambient temperature. Recommended storage is at 2°C to 8°C.


Ordering Information

Contact Bovogen Biologicals regarding availability and minimum order volume.

Product Information

Product: Bovine Serum Albumin

Brand: Bovostar


Origin: New Zealand

Unit Size: 100g, 500g, 1kg, 10kg

Shelf Life*: 3 years

Grade: Premium


Product: Bovine Serum Albumin

Brand: Bovostar


Origin: Australia

Unit Size: 100g, 500g, 1kg, 10kg

Shelf Life*: 3 years

Grade: Premium


(*) Expiration date shall be three (3) years from the month of manufacture