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Human 2B4 / SLAMF / CD244 Protein (Fc Tag)

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Human 2B4/SLAMF4 Protein Product Information
Synonym:2B4 / CD244, CD244, NAIL, Nmrk, NKR2B4 / CD244, SLAMF4
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the extracellular domain (Met 1-Arg221) of human 2B4 / CD244 (NP_057466.1) precursor was expressed with the C-terminal fused Fc region of human IgG1.
Expressed Host:Human Cells
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.
Human 2B4/SLAMF4 Protein QC Testing
Purity:> 97 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Bio-Activity:1. Measured by its binding ability in a functional ELISA. Immobilized human CD48 at 10 μg/ml (100 μl/well) can bind recombinant human 2B4 / CD244 with a linear range of 0.004-0.4 μg/ml.
2. Measured by its ability to bind biotinylated mouse CD48 in a functional ELISA.
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:Cys 22
Molecule Mass:The recombinant 2B4/CD244/Fc chimera is a disulfide-linked homodimer. The reduced monomer comprises 438 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 49 kDa. As a result of glycosylation, the rh2B4/CD244/Fc monomer migrates as an approximately 70-80 kDa band 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.
Human 2B4/SLAMF4 Protein Usage Guide
Storage: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.
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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2B4 / CD244 Background

The CD244 antigen, also known as 2B4, is a cell surface glycoprotein implicated in the regulation of natural killer and T lymphocyte function. 2B4 is a member of the signaling lymphocyte activation molecule (SLAM)-related receptor family and is important for stimulating NK cell cytotoxicity and cytokine production, which is expressed on all NK cells, a subpopulation of T cells, monocytes and basophils. The 2B4 antigen identified on NK cells and T cells is capable of transmitting stimulatory signals and non-MHC-restricted killing. Reported as an activating receptor, human 2B4 can effectively activate and enhance NK cell–mediated cytotoxicity, induce secretion of IFN-γ and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), as well as NK cell invasiveness. As a cell surface glycoprotein of the Ig-superfamily structurally related to CD2-like molecules such as CD2, CD48, CD58, CD84, Ly-9, and SLAM, 2B4 (CD244) is expressed on all human NK cells, a subpopulation of T cells, basophils and monocytes. 2B4 activates NK cell mediated cytotoxicity, induces secretion of IFN-gamma and matrix metalloproteinases, and NK cell invasiveness.

Human 2B4 / CD244 References
  • Nakajima H, et al. (2000) 2B4: an NK cell activating receptor with unique specificity and signal transduction mechanism. Hum Immunol. 61(1): 39-43.
  • Chuang SS, et al. (2001) 2B4 (CD244)-mediated activation of cytotoxicity and IFN-gamma release in human NK cells involves distinct pathways. J Immunol. 167(11): 6210-6.
  • McNerney ME, et al. (2005) 2B4 (CD244) is a non-MHC binding receptor with multiple functions on natural killer cells and CD8+ T cells. Mol Immunol. 42(4): 489-94.
  • Mathew SO, et al. (2009) Functional role of human NK cell receptor 2B4 (CD244) isoforms. Eur J Immunol. 39(6): 1632-41.
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