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Human AZU1 / Azurocidin 1 / CAP37 Protein (His Tag)

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Human AZU1/HBP Protein Product Information
Synonym:AZU1, AZAMP, AZU, CAP37, HBP, HUMAZUR, NAZC
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the human AZU1 (NP_001691.1) (Met 1-Pro 250) with a C-terminal polyhistidine tag was expressed.
Species:Human
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 AZU1/HBP Protein QC Testing
Purity:> 97 % 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:Ile 17
Molecule Mass:The secreted recombinant human AZU1 comprises 235 amino acids with a predicted molecular mass of 25.6 kDa. As a result of glycosylation, rh AZU1 migrates as an approximately 37 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 AZU1/HBP 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.
Human AZU1/HBP Protein SDS-PAGE
Human AZU1 / Azurocidin 1 / CAP37 Protein (His Tag) SDS-PAGE
Other AZU1/HBP Recombinant Protein Products
10660-H08H
Azurocidin / CAP37 Background

Azurocidin (AZU1), also known as heparin-binding protein (HBP) or cationic antimicrobial protein 37 (CAP37), is an azurophil granule antibiotic protein, with monocyte chemotactic and antibacterial activity. The Azurophil granules, specialized lysosomes of the neutrophil, contain at least 10 proteins implicated in the killing of microorganisms. Azurocidin is a member of the serine protease family that includes Cathepsin G, neutrophil elastase (NE), and proteinase 3 (PR3), however, Azurocidin is not a serine proteinase since the active site serine and histidine residues are replaced. Neutrophils arriving first at sites of inflammation release Azurocidin, which acts in a paracrine fashion on endothelial cells causing the development of intercellular gaps and allowing leukocyte extravasation. It thus be regarded as a reasonable therapeutic target for a variety of inflammatory disease conditions.

Human Azurocidin / CAP37 References
  • Lindmark A, et al. (1999) Characterization of the biosynthesis, processing, and sorting of human HBP/CAP37/azurocidin. J Leukoc Biol. 66(4): 634-43.
  • Heinzelmann M, et al. (2001) Heparin binding protein (CAP37) differentially modulates endotoxin-induced cytokine production. Int J Surg Investig. 2(6): 457-66.
  • Soehnlein O, et al. (2005) Neutrophil-derived heparin-binding protein (HBP/CAP37) deposited on endothelium enhances monocyte arrest under flow conditions. J Immunol. 174(10): 6399-405.
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