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Human CALCB / CGPR / Calcitonin 2 Protein (Fc Tag)

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CALCBProtein Product Information
Synonym:CALCB, CALC2
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the human CALCB (P10092) (Met1-Phe118) was fused with Fc region of mouse IgG at the C-terminus.
Species:Human
Expressed Host:Human Cells
Form & 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.
CALCBProtein 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:Ala 26
Molecule Mass:The recombinant human CALCB/mFc is a disulfide-linked homodimer. The reduced monomer comprises 327 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 36.2 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of the protein is approximately 37 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.
CALCBProtein 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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Background

CALCB, also known as CGPR and calcitonin 2, belongs to the calcitonin family. CALCB is a calcitonin (CT) peptide which may play a role in the mediation of human inflammatory diseases. It is highly expressed in the skin, blood, and cerebrospinal fluid. CGRP immunolabeling (IL) was detected in epidermal keratinocytes at levels that were especially high and widespread in the skin of humans from locations afflicted with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) and complex region pain syndrome type 1 (CRPS), of monkeys infected with simian immunodeficiency virus, and of rats subjected to L5/L6 spinal nerve ligation, sciatic nerve chronic constriction, and subcutaneous injection of complete Freund's adjuvant. Increased CGRP-IL was also detected in epidermal keratinocytes of transgenic mice with keratin-14 promoter driven overexpression of noggin, an antagonist to BMP-4 signaling. CGPR dilates a variety of vessels including the coronary, cerebral and systemic vasculature.

References
  • Lambert NA. 2008, Sci Signal. 1 (25): re5.
  • Linscheid P. et al., 2005, Endocrinology. 146 (6): 2699-708.
  • Hou Q. et al., 2011, Pain. 152 (9): 2036-51.
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