M-CSF Recombinant Protein (Animal Free) Cat. No.: 40-769

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psi-iconSpecifications
SPECIES:Rat, Mouse
SOURCE SPECIES:E. coli
SEQUENCE:MEVSEHCSHM IGNGHLQILQ QLIDSQMETA CLIEYKFVDQ EQLDDPVCYL KKAFVLVQVI IEETMRFKDN TPNANATERL QELSMKLNSC FIKDYKEQNE ACVQTYKESP LRLLEKIKNF FNETKNFLEK DWNIFSKNCN DSLAKCSSRD VVTKP
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY: The ED50 was determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of the proliferation of murine M-NFS-60 cells is ≤ 5.0 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of ≥ 2 x 105 units/mg.
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:Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor, CSF-1, MGI-IM
OFFICIAL SYMBOL:Csf1
GENE ID:78965
psi-iconBackground and References
BACKGROUND:M-CSF is a potent hematopoietic factor produced by a variety of cells, including lymphocytes, monocytes, fibroblasts, endothelial cells, myoblasts and osteoblasts. It is a key regulator of cellular proliferation, differentiation, and survival for blood monocytes, tissue macrophages, and their respective progenitor cells. M-CSF has been shown to play important roles in modulating dermal thickness and fertility. M-CSF is clinically used in the treatment of infection, malignancies and atherosclerosis. It facilitates hematopoietic recovery after bone marrow transplantation. Human M-CSF is reactive in murine systems, but the murine molecule exhibits no activity on human cells. Recombinant Rat M-CSF is a 36.2 kDa homodimeric protein consisting of two 155 amino acid polypeptide subunits.

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