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Human CRABP2 Protein (His Tag)

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Human CRABP2 Protein Product Information
Synonym:CRABP2, RP11-66D17.4, CRABP-II, RBP6
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the human CRABP2 (NP_001869.1) (Pro2-Glu 138) was expressed, with a polyhistide tag at the N-terminus.
Expressed Host:E. coli
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 CRABP2 Protein QC Testing
Purity:> 96 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Endotoxin:Please contact us for more information.
Stability:Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -70℃
Predicted N Terminal:Met
Molecule Mass:The recombinant human CRABP2 consisting of 144 amino acids and migrates as an approximately 16.5 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions as predicted.
Formulation:Lyophilized from sterile 20mM Tris, 500mM NaCl, pH 8.0
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 CRABP2 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 CRABP2 Protein SDS-PAGE
Human CRABP2 Protein (His Tag) SDS-PAGE
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CRABP2 Background

Mouse cellular retinoic acid-binding protein 2, also known as Cellular retinoic acid-binding protein II, CRABP-II and CRABP2, is a protein which belongs to the calycin superfamily and Fatty-acid binding protein (FABP) family. Cellular retinoic acid binding proteins (CRABP) are low molecular weight proteins whose precise function remains unknown. The predicted amino acid sequences of human CRABP1 and CRABP2 demonstrated a 99.3% and 93.5% identity to mouse CRABP1 and CRABP2, respectively. CRABP2 forms a beta-barrel structure that accommodates hydrophobic ligands in its interior. Expression of CRABP2, but not CRABP1 mRNA, was markedly increased (greater than 15-fold) by retinoic acid treatment of fibroblasts cultured from human skin, whereas no significant induction of CRABP2 mRNA was observed in human lung fibroblasts. CRABP2 transports retinoic acid to the nucleus. It regulates the access of retinoic acid to the nuclear retinoic acid receptors. CRABP2 is necessary for elastin induction by All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) in MRC-5 cells. It is expressed at low levels in emphysema fibroblasts. This alteration in the retinoic acid signalling pathway in lung fibroblasts may contribute to the defect of alveolar repair in human pulmonary emphysema.

Human CRABP2 References
  • Deak, al., 2005,Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol.73 (11): 868-75.
  • Plantier, L. et al., 2008, Thorax  63 (11): 1012-7.
  • Calmon, M.F. et al., 2009, Neoplasia  11 (12): 1329-39.
  • Welch, I.D. et al., 2009, Arthritis Res Ther  11 (1): R14.
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