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Human FAP / Seprase Protein (His Tag)

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Human FAP Protein Product Information
Synonym:DKFZp686G13158, DPPIV, FAPA
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the human FAP isoform 1 (Q12884-1) extracellular domain (Leu 26-Asp 760) was fused with the polyhistidie-tag at the N-terminus.
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 FAP Protein QC Testing
Purity:> 95 % 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:His
Molecule Mass:The recombinant human FAP consists of 751 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 87.2 kDa. As a result of glycosylation, rh FAP migrates as approximately 90 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Formulation:Lyophilized from sterile 25mM Tris, 250mM NaCl, pH 8.2
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 FAP 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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Fibroblast activation protein/FAP Background

Seprase, also known as 170 kDa melanoma membrane-bound gelatinase , Fibroblast activation protein alpha, Integral membrane serine protease and FAP, is a single-pass type II membrane protein which belongs to the peptidase S9B family. Seprase / FAP is found in cell surface lamellipodia, invadopodia and on shed vesicles. Seprase / FAP appears to act as a proteolytically active 170-kDa dimer, consisting of two 97-kDa subunits. It is a member of the group type II integral serine proteases, which includes dipeptidyl peptidase IV ( DPPIV / CD26 ) and related type II transmembrane prolyl serine peptidases, which exert their mechanisms of action on the cell surface. Seprase / FAP colocalized with DPP4 in invadopodia and lamellipodia of migratory activated endothelial cells in collagenous matrix. Seprase / FAP colocalized with DPP4 on endothelial cells of capillary-like microvessels but not large vessels within invasive breast ductal carcinoma. DPP4 and seprase exhibit multiple functions due to their abilities to form complexes with each other and to interact with other membrane-associated molecules. In association with DPP4, Seprase / FAP is involved in the pericellular proteolysis of the extracellular matrix (ECM), the migration and invasion of endothelial cells into the ECM. Seprase / FAP has a dual function in tumour progression. The proteolytic activity of Seprase has been shown to promote cell invasiveness towards the ECM and also to support tumour growth and proliferation. Seprase / FAP may have a role in tissue remodeling during development and wound healing, and may contribute to invasiveness in malignant cancers.

Human Fibroblast activation protein/FAP References
  • Mori,Y. et al., 2004, Oncology. 67 (5-6):411-9.
  • Aertgeerts K., et al., 2005, J. Biol. Chem. 280:19441-19444.
  • Liu T., et al., 2005, J. Proteome Res. 4:2070-2080.
  • Ghersi G., et al., 2006, Cancer Res. 66:4652-4661.
  • O'Brien,P. et al., 2008, Biochim Biophys Acta. 1784 (9):1130-45.
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