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Rat REG4 Protein (Fc Tag)

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REG4Protein Product Information
Synonym:REG4
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the rat REG4 (Q68AX7) (Met1-Pro157) was expressed, fused with the Fc region of human IgG1 at the C-terminus.
Species:Rat
Expressed Host:Human Cells
Form & Shipping: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.
REG4Protein QC Testing
Purity:> 80 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Endotoxin:< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method
Stability:Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -70℃
Predicted N Terminal:Asp 23
Molecule Mass:The recombinant rat REG4/Fc is a disulfide-linked homodimer. The reduced monomer comprises 376 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 42.9 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of the protein is approximately 49 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Formulation:Lyophilized from sterile PBS, pH 7.4
1. Normally 5 % - 8 % trehalose and mannitol 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.
REG4Protein Usage Guide
Storage:Store it under sterile conditions at -70℃. It is recommended that the protein be aliquoted for optimal storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Reconstitution:A hardcopy of COA with reconstitution instruction is sent along with the products. Please refer to it for detailed information.
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Background

Regenerating islet-derived protein 4, also known as REG-like protein, REG4, GISP and RELP, a member of the regenerating gene family belonging to the calcium (C-type) dependent lectin superfamily, has been found to be involved in malignancy in several different organs including the stomach, colorectum, pancreas and prostate. It is highly expressed in the gastrointestinal tract and markedly up-regulated in colon adenocarcinoma, pancreatic cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and inflammatory bowel disease. Expression of the Reg4 in different cell types has been associated with regeneration, cell growth and cell survival, cell adhesion and resistance to apoptosis. REG4 protein overexpression is associated with an unfavorable response to preoperative chemoradiotherapy and may be used as a predictive biomarker clinically. REG4 may play an important role in the development and progression of colorectal cancer, as well as in intestinal morphogenesis and epithelium restitution.

References
  • Li FY, et al. (2010) RegIV expression showing specificity to gastrointestinal tract and its potential role in diagnosing digestive tract neuroendocrine tumor. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 11(4):258-66.
  • Rafa L, et al. (2010) REG4 acts as a mitogenic, motility and pro-invasive factor for colon cancer cells. Int J Oncol. 36(3): 689-98.
  • Hu G, et al. (2010) Purification of a bioactive recombinant human Reg IV expressed in Escherichia coli. Protein Expr Purif. 69(2): 186-90.
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