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|A DNA sequence encoding the mature form of human DCXR (Q7Z4W1) (Met1-Cys244) was expressed with a polyhistidine tag at the N-terminus.|
|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.
|> 95 % as determined by SDS-PAGE|
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|Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -70℃|
|The recombinant human DCXR consists of 259 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 27.8 KDa. It migrates as an approximately 29 KDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.|
|Lyophilized from sterile PBS, 20% Glycerol, 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.|
DCXR, also known as HCR2, belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family. It is highly expressed in kidney, liver and epididymis. In the epididymis, DCXR is mainly expressed in the proximal and distal sections of the corpus region. HCR2 is weakly or not expressed in brain, lung, heart, spleen and testis. DCXR catalyzes the NADPH-dependent reduction of several pentoses, tetroses, trioses, alpha-dicarbonyl compounds and L-xylulose. DCXR participates in the uronate cycle of glucose metabolism. It may play a role in the water absorption and cellular osmoregulation in the proximal renal tubules by producing xylitol, an osmolyte, thereby preventing osmolytic stress from occurring in the renal tubules.