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ActoFactor™ Recombinant Human Growth differentiation factor 11

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  • Specification
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  • Cat.No.
  • CSC-CTK0538
  • Description
  • GDF-11 is a myostatin-homologous protein that acts as an inhibitor of nerve tissue growth. GDF- 11 has been shown to suppress neurogenesis through a myostatin-like pathway, which involves arrest of progenitor cell-cycle in the G1 phase. Similarities between myostatin and GDF-11, which are 90% identical in their amino acid sequence, suggests that the regulatory mechanisms responsible for maintaining proper tissue size during neural and muscular development might be the same. Recombinant human GDF-11 is a 25.0 kDa disulfide-linked homodimer containing two 109 amino acid polypeptide chains. It is highly homologous to myostatin/GDF-8 sharing 90% amino-acid sequence identity.
  • Species
  • Human
  • Product Overview
  • Human GDF11 expressed in E.coli
  • Molecular Mass
  • 25 kDa
  • Size
  • CAT# CSC-CTK0538-20 (20 μg); CAT# CSC-CTK0538-100 (100 μg)
  • Expression System
  • E.coli
  • Purity
  • Greater than 98% as determined by SDS-PAGE and HPLC analysis.
  • Activity
  • The ED50 was determined by its ability to inhibit induced alkaline phosphatase production by ATDC-5 chondrogenic cells. The expected ED50 for this effect is 0.08-0.10 μg/ml.
  • Endotoxin Level
  • Less than 1 EU/μg.
  • Formulation
  • Lyophilized (freeze-dried), sterile powder. Lyophilized with no additives.
  • Reconstitution
  • Please centrifuge product briefly before opening vial. The lyophilized protein should be reconstituted in sterile, ultra-pure water 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 protein, though stable at room temperature for up to 3 weeks, is best stored desiccated at -20°C. Reconstituted rHu GDF-11 should be used immediately or stored long-term in undiluted working aliquots at -20°C. 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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Email: info@creative-bioarray.com