|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||E.coli|
|Storage buffer||0.1% TFA|
|Storage Conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Control (Ctrl)||Assay Dependent|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
Recombinant human GDF-5 is a non-glycosylated homodimer, containing two 120 amino acids chains, with a total molecular weight of 27.4 kDa. To enable bacterial expression the N-terminal sequence of Ala-Pro-Leu-Thr was replaced with a Lys. Purity is typically greater than 98% and endotoxin level less than 1 EU/ug.
The expected biological activity (ED50) is determined by the ability to induce alkaline phosphatase activity in ATDC5 cells is typically 0.1-1 ug/mL. The specific activity of this protein is 1x10^4 units/mg.
Reconstitute using sterile water at 0.1 mg/ml and centrifuge prior to opening vial. Gently pipet solution down the sides of the vial. DO NOT VORTEX sample. Store reconstituted material at -20°C and add 0.1% BSA for additional stability.
Amino acid sequence: APSATRQGKR PSKNLKARCS RKALHVNFKD MGWDDWIIAP LEYEAFHCEG LCEFPLRSHL EPTNHAVIQT LMNSMDPEST PPTCCVPTRL SPISILFIDS ANNVVYKQYE DMVVESCGCR.
Growth/Differentiation Factor 5 (GDF-5) is a growth factor that regulates cell proliferation and differentiation in embryonic and adult tissues. GDF-5 is part of the TGF family of proteins and is closely related to the BMP family of proteins.
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