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ActoFactor™ Recombinant Human Epidermal growth factor receptor (Insect)

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  • Specification
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  • Cat.No.
  • CSC-CTK0128
  • Description
  • Recombinant human soluble EGFR is produced as a glycosylated monomeric protein with a mass of approximately 70 kDa in insect cells. The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGF R) subfamily of receptor tyrosine kinases comprises four members: EGF R (also known as HER1, ErbB1 or ErbB), ErbB2 (Neu, HER-2), ErbB3 (HER-3), and ErbB4 (HER-4). All family members are type I transmembrane glycoprotein that has an extracellular domain which contains two cysteine-rich domains separated by a spacer region that is involved in ligand-binding, and a cytoplasmic domain which has a membrane-proximal tyrosine kinase domain and a C-terminal tail with multiple tyrosine autophosphorylation sites. The human EGF R gene encodes a 1210 amino acid (aa) residue precursor with a 24 aa putative signal peptide, a 621 aa extracellular domain, a 23 aa transmembrane domain, and a 542 aa cytoplasmic domain. EGF R has been shown to bind a subset of the EGF family ligands, including EGF, amphiregulin, TGF-á , betacellulin, epiregulin, heparin-binding EGF and neuregulin-2 in the absence of a coreceptor. Ligand binding induces EGF R homodimerization as well as heterdimerization with ErbB2, resulting in kinase activation, tyrosine phosphorylation and cell signaling. EGF R can also be recruited to form heterodimers with the ligand-activated ErbB3 or ErbB4. EGF R signaling has been shown to regulate multiple biological functions including cell proliferation, differentiation, motility and apoptosis. In addition, EGF R signaling has also been shown to play a role in carcinogenesis.
  • Species
  • Human
  • Product Overview
  • Human EGFR expressed in E.coli
  • Molecular Mass
  • 80 kDa
  • Size
  • CAT# CSC-CTK0128-25 (25 μg); CAT# CSC-CTK0128-125 (125 μg)
  • Expression System
  • E.coli
  • Purity
  • Greater than 90% as determined by SDS-PAGE analysis.
  • Activity
  • Recombinant human EGF is fully biologically active when compared to standards. The ED50, as calculated by the dose-dependent proliferation of murine BALB/c 3T3 cells (measured by 3H- thymidine uptake), is ≤ 0.1 ng/ml corresponding to a specific activity of Greater than 1 x 10^7 units/mg.
  • Endotoxin Level
  • Less than 1 EU/μg.
  • Formulation
  • Sterile filtered and lyophilized protein from a protein solution in PBS buffer (pH 7.4).
  • Reconstitution
  • Please centrifuge product briefly before opening vial. The lyophilized rHu EGF-R should be reconstituted in sterile, ultra-pure water or PBS to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers and stored at -20°C for future use.
  • Storage & Stability
  • The lyophilized powder, though stable at room temperature for up to 3 weeks, is best stored desiccated at -20°C. Reconstituted rHu EGF-R should be stored long-term in undiluted working aliquots at -20°C. For long-term storage, it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

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45-1 Ramsey Road, Shirley, NY 11967, USA
Tel: 1-631-626-9181
Fax: 1-631-614-7828
Email: info@creative-bioarray.com

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Tel: 44-207-097-1828
Email: info@creative-bioarray.com