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Human CTRC / chymotrypsin C Protein (His Tag)

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Human CTRC Protein Product Information
Synonym:CLCR, ELA4
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the human CTRC (Q99895) (Met 1-Leu 268) was fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-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 CTRC 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:Cys 17
Molecule Mass:The secreted recombinant human CTRC (pro form) consists of 263 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 29.3 kDa. It migrates as an approximately 36 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 CTRC 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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CTRC/chymotrypsin C Background

Chymotrypsin C (abbreviated for CTRC), also known as caldecrin or elastase4, is a digestive enzyme of the peptidase S1 family. This enzyme is synthesized as an inactivate chymotrypsinogen. On cleavage by trypsin into two parts that activate each other by removing two small peptides in a trans-proteolysis, chymotrypsin C produced. N-linked glycosylation of human CTRC is required for efficient folding and secretion, however, the N-linked glycan is unimportant for enzyme activity or inhibitor binding. It has been proposed that CTRC is a key regulator of digestive zymogen activation and a physiological co-activator of digestive carboxypeptidases proCPA1 and proCPA2. Mutations that abolish activity or secretion of CTRC increase the risk for chronic pancreatitis. It's speculated that CTRC might regulate pancreatic cancer cell migration in relation to cytokeratin 18 expression. The pancreatic cancer cell migration ability was downregulated in pancreatic cancer Aspc-1 cells that overexpressed CTRC, whereas the cell migration ability was upregulated in Aspc-1 cells in which CTRC was suppressed. 

Human CTRC/chymotrypsin C References
  • Lacruz RS, et al. (2011) Chymotrypsin C (caldecrin) is associated with enamel development. J Dent Res. 90 (10): 1228-33.
  • Zhou J, et al. (2011) Chymotrypsin C mutations in chronic pancreatitis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 26 (8): 1238-46.
  • Wang H, et al. (2011) Effect of chymotrypsin C and related proteins on pancreatic cancer cell migration. Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai). 43 (5): 362-71.
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