CNTF Recombinant Protein (Animal Free) Cat. No.: 40-771

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psi-iconSpecifications
SPECIES:Human, Monkey
SOURCE SPECIES:E. coli
SEQUENCE:AFTEHSPLTP HRRDLCSRSI WLARKIRSDL TALTQSYVKH QGLNKNINLD SADGMPVAST DQWSQLTQAQ RLQQNLQAYR TFHVLLARLL QDQQVHFTPT QGDFHQAIHT LLLQVAAFAY QIQQLMILLQ YKIPRNQADG MPINVGDGGL FQKKLWGLKV LQQLSQWTVR SIHDLRFISS HQTGIPARGS HYIANNKKM
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY: Determined by its ability to stimulate proliferation of human TF-1 cells using an ED50 concentration range of 50-150 ng/ml.
psi-iconProperties
PURITY:≥ 98% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.
PHYSICAL STATE:Lyophilized
STORAGE CONDITIONS:The recombinant protein is stable for at least 2 years from date of receipt at -20˚C. Reconstituted protein is stable for at least 3 months when stored in working aliquots with a carrier protein at -20˚C. As with any protein, exposing the recombinant protein to repeated freeze / thaw cycles is not recommended. When working with proteins care should be taken to keep recombinant protein at a cool and stable temperature.
psi-iconAdditional Info
ALTERNATE NAMES:Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor
OFFICIAL SYMBOL:CNTF
GENE ID:1270
psi-iconBackground and References
BACKGROUND:CNTF is a potent neural factor that was originally characterized as a vital factor for the survival of chick ciliary neurons in vitro. CNTF is also important for the survival of other neural cell types, including primary sensory neurons, motor neurons, basal forebrain neurons and type 2 astrocytes. CNTF is highly conserved across species and exhibits cross-species bioactivity. Recombinant Human CNTF is synthesized as a 199 amino acid polypeptide (22.8 kDa) lacking a hydrophobic N-terminal signal for secretion.

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