In Western blots, less than 25% cross-reactivity with recombinant human (rh) TGF- beta 1.2 and rhTGF-beta 2 is observed, and less than 2% cross-reactivity with recombinant amphibian TGF-beta 5 and recombinant human TGF-beta 1 is observed. This antibody neutralizes the biological activity of TGF-beta 3 but not TGF-beta 1, TGF-beta 2, or TGF-beta 5.
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Endoxin level is <0.10 EU per 1 µg of the antibody by the LAL method.
Transforming growth factor beta 3 (TGF beta 3) is the third member of the transforming growth factor family of cytokines, which also includes TGF beta 1 and beta 2. These cytokines are secreted in precursor form consisting of a bioactive C-terminal domain attached to an N-terminal domain known as latency associated protein (LAP). Cleavage of LAP results in the mature protein, which functions as a disulfide-linked homodimer. As with all members of the family, TGF beta 3 is highly conserved across species, with mouse and human TGF beta 3 demonstrating 100% sequence homology and cross-species activity.The members of this family can be expressed by most cell types and exert pleiotropic effects, which include the suppression of B- and T-cell effector activity, mediation of tissue healing, and suppression of tumor proliferation. The promotion of CD4+CD25+ T-cell expansion is a newly discovered function of the TGF beta cytokines, and indicates an important role in the protection against autoimmunity.
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Protein Aliases: ARVD; LAP; Latency-associated peptide; prepro-transforming growth factor beta-3; TGF-beta-3; TGF-beta3; TGFb3; Transforming growth factor beta-3; Transforming growth factor beta-3 proprotein; transforming growth factor, beta 3
Gene Aliases: ARVD; ARVD1; LDS5; RNHF; TGF-beta3; Tgfb-3; TGFB3
UniProt ID: (Human) P10600