A DNA sequence encoding the rat NTRK2 (Q63604-Isoform T1) (Met1-His429) was expressed with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.
In general, recombinant proteins are provided as lyophilized powder which are shipped at ambient temperature. Bulk packages of recombinant proteins are provided as frozen liquid. They are shipped out with blue ice unless customers require otherwise.
RatTrkB/NTRK2Protein QC Testing
> 95 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Measured by its binding ability in a functional ELISA. Immobilized rat NTRK2-His at 10 μg/ml (100 μl/well) can bind biotinylated mouse BDNF (cat:50240-MNAS), The EC50 of biotinylated mouse BDNF (cat:50240-MNAS) is 12.2-28.6 ng/ml.
< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method
Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -70℃
Predicted N Terminal:
The recombinant rat NTRK2 comprises 409 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 47.1 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of the recombinant protein is approximately 67 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions due to glycosylation.
Lyophilized from sterile PBS, pH 7.4 1. Normally 5 % - 8 % trehalose, mannitol and 0.01% Tween80 are added as protectants before lyophilization. Specific concentrations are included in the hardcopy of COA. 2. Please contact us for any concerns or special requirements.
RatTrkB/NTRK2Protein Usage Guide
Store it under sterile conditions at -20℃ to -80℃. It is recommended that the protein be aliquoted for optimal storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
A hardcopy of COA with reconstitution instruction is sent along with the products. Please refer to it for detailed information.
TrkB receptor also known as TrkB tyrosine kinase or BDNF/NT-3 growth factors receptor or neurotrophic tyrosine kinase, receptor, type 2 (NTRK2) is a single transmembrane catalytic receptors with intracellular tyrosine kinase activity. TrkB/NTRK2 is a member of the neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) family. TrkB tyrosine kinase (TrkB) or NTRK2 is coupled to the Ras, Cdc42/Rac/RhoG, MAPK, PI3-K and PLCgamma signaling pathways. There are four members of the Trk family; TrkA, TrkB and TrkC and a related p75NTR receptor. Each family member binds different neurotrophins with varying affinities. TrkB/NTRK has highest affinity for brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and is involved in neuronal plasticity, longterm potentiation and apoptosis of CNS neurons. Other neurotrophins include nerve growth factor(NGF), neurotrophin-3 and neurotrophin-4. TrkB/NTRK is a membrane-bound receptor that, upon neurotrophin binding, phosphorylates itself and members of the MAPK pathway. Signalling through this kinase leads to cell differentiation. Mutations in TrkB/NTRK have been associated with obesity and mood disorders.
Klein R, et al. (1990) The trkB tyrosine protein kinase gene codes for a second neurogenic receptor that lacks the catalytic kinase domain. Cell. 61 (4): 647-56.
Rose CR, et al. (2003) Truncated TrkB-T1 mediates neurotrophin-evoked calcium signalling in glia cells. Nature. 426 (6962): 74-8.
Yamada K, et al. (2004) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor/TrkB signaling in memory processes. J Pharmacol Sci. 91 (4): 267-70.