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Human C1QB / C1qB Insect Cell Lysate (WB positive control)

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Human C1QB Transfected / Overexpression Cell Lysate Product Information
Expressed Host:Baculovirus-Insect cells
Product Description:Baculovirus-Insect Cell lysate that Human C1QB / C1qB transfected / overexpressed for Western blot (WB) positive control. The whole cell lysate is provided in 1X Sample Buffer (1X modified RIPA buffer+1X SDS loading buffer).
Sequence information:A DNA sequence encoding the human C1QB (NP_000482.3) precursor (Met 1-Ala 253) was expressed, with a carboxy-terminal polyhistidine tag.
Predicted N Terminal:Gln 28
Molecule Mass:The recombinant human C1QB consists of 237 amino acids with the predicted molecular mass of 25 kDa. As a result of glycosylation, rhC1QB migrates as an approximately 30 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Human C1QB Transfected / Overexpression Cell Lysate Usage Guide
Preparation Method:Cell lysate was prepared by homogenization in ice-cold modified RIPA Lysis Buffer with cocktail of protease inhibitors (Sigma). Cell debris was removed by centrifugation. Protein concentration was determined by Bradford assay (Bio-Rad protein assay, Microplate Standard assay). The cell lysate was boiled for 5 min in 1 x SDS loading buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 6.8, 12.5% glycerol, 1% sodium dodecylsulfate, 0.01% bromophenol blue) containing 5% b-mercaptoethanol, and lyophilized.
Lysis Buffer:Modified RIPA Lysis Buffer: 50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.4, 150 mM NaCl, 1mM EDTA, 1% Triton X-100, 0.1% SDS, 1% Sodium deoxycholate, 1mM PMSF.
Quality Control Testing:12.5% SDS-PAGE Stained with Coomassie Blue after protein purification.
Stability:Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt.
Recommend Usage:1.  Centrifuge the tube for a few seconds and ensure the pellet at the bottom of the tube. 2.  Re-dissolve the pellet using 200μL pure water and boil for 2-5 min. 3. Store the lyophilized cell lysate at 4℃. After re-dissolution, recommend to aliquot it into smaller quantities and store at -80℃.
Storage Buffer:1 X Sample Buffer (1 X modified RIPA buffer+1 X SDS loading buffer).
Storage Instruction:Store at 4℃. After re-dissolution, aliquot and store at -80℃.
Application notes:Western blot (WB): Use at an assay dependent dilution.
Other Applications: Not tested.
Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
C1qB Background

Complement Component 1, q subcomponent (C1q) associates with C1r and C1s in order to yield the first component of the serum complement system. Deficiency of C1q has been associated with lupus erythematosus and glomerulonephritis. C1q is composed of 18 polypeptide chains: six A-chains, six B-chains, and six C-chains. Southern blot analysis of chromosomal DNA from vertebrate species demonstrated highest similarity between the C1qB genes, followed by C1qC and finally C1qA. Sequence comparison of C1q from three different species have shown that the B chains have the strongest similarity. C1q was already present at embryonic day 14 (E14) and showed little change in abundance through six weeks postnatal. At E16, C1qB mRNA was present at high abundance in putative microglia/macrophages in cortical marginal and intermediate zones, and hippocampal analge.

Human C1qB References
  • Pasinetti GM, et al. (1992) Complement C1qB and C4 mRNAs responses to lesioning in rat brain. Experimental neurology. 118(2): 117-25.
  • Johnson SA, et al. (1994) Expression of complement C1qB and C4 mRNAs during rat brain development. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 80(1-2): 163-74.
  • Grewal RP,et al. (1999) C1qB and clusterin mRNA increase in association with neurodegeneration in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neuroscience letters. 271(1): 65-7.
  • Spielman L, et al. (2002) Induction of the complement component C1qB in brain of transgenic mice with neuronal overexpression of human cyclooxygenase-2. Acta neuropathologica. 103(2): 157-62.
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