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|A DNA sequence encoding the human BPI (P17213) (Met1-Lys487) with a C-terminal polyhistidine tag was expressed.|
|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.
|> 85 % as determined by SDS-PAGE|
|< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method|
|Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -70℃|
|The recombinant human BPI comprises 467 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 52.1 kDa.|
|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.
|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.|
|A hardcopy of COA with reconstitution instruction is sent along with the products. Please refer to it for detailed information.|
Bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein is a member of the BPI/LBP/Plunc superfamily and BPI/LBP family. It is a cationic protein which can be detected in the azurophilic granule and on the surface of polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein also is a lipopolysaccharide binding protein. It is associated with human neutrophil granules and has bactericidal activity on gram-negative organisms. Bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein contains two domains that adopt the same structural fold, even though they have little sequence similarity. It binds to and neutralises lipopolysaccharides from the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria. The cytotoxic action of bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein is limited to many species of Gram-negative bacteria; this specificity may be explained by a strong affinity of the very basic N-terminal half for the negatively charged lipopolysaccharides that are unique to the Gram-negative bacterial outer envelope.