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Mouse AARS / alanyl-tRNA synthetase Insect Cell Lysate (WB positive control)

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Mouse AARS Transfected / Overexpression Cell Lysate Product Information
Expressed Host:Baculovirus-Insect cells
Product Description:Baculovirus-Insect Cell lysate that Mouse AARS / alanyl-tRNA synthetase transfected / overexpressed for Western blot (WB) positive control. The whole cell lysate is provided in 1X Sample Buffer (1X modified RIPA buffer+1X SDS loading buffer).
Sequence information:A DNA sequence encoding the mouse AARS (Q8BGQ7) (Met 1-Asn 968) was fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.
Predicted N Terminal:Met 1
Molecule Mass:The secreted recombinant mouse AARS consists of 978 amino acids and has a calculated molecular mass of 108.3 kDa. The recombinant protein migrates as an approximately 105 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Mouse AARS Transfected / Overexpression Cell Lysate Usage Guide
Preparation Method:Cell lysate was prepared by homogenization in ice-cold modified RIPA Lysis Buffer with cocktail of protease inhibitors (Sigma). Cell debris was removed by centrifugation. Protein concentration was determined by Bradford assay (Bio-Rad protein assay, Microplate Standard assay). The cell lysate was boiled for 5 min in 1 x SDS loading buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 6.8, 12.5% glycerol, 1% sodium dodecylsulfate, 0.01% bromophenol blue) containing 5% b-mercaptoethanol, and lyophilized.
Lysis Buffer:Modified RIPA Lysis Buffer: 50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.4, 150 mM NaCl, 1mM EDTA, 1% Triton X-100, 0.1% SDS, 1% Sodium deoxycholate, 1mM PMSF.
Quality Control Testing:12.5% SDS-PAGE Stained with Coomassie Blue after protein purification.
Stability:Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt.
Recommend Usage:1.  Centrifuge the tube for a few seconds and ensure the pellet at the bottom of the tube. 2.  Re-dissolve the pellet using 200μL pure water and boil for 2-5 min. 3. Store the lyophilized cell lysate at 4℃. After re-dissolution, recommend to aliquot it into smaller quantities and store at -80℃.
Storage Buffer:1 X Sample Buffer (1 X modified RIPA buffer+1 X SDS loading buffer).
Storage Instruction:Store at 4℃. After re-dissolution, aliquot and store at -80℃.
Application notes:Western blot (WB): Use at an assay dependent dilution.
Other Applications: Not tested.
Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
AARS / alanyl-tRNA synthetase Background

Alanyl-tRNA synthetase (AARS) belongs to the family of ligases, specifically those forming carbon-oxygen bonds in aminoacyl-tRNA and related compounds. This enzyme participates in alanine and aspartate metabolism and aminoacyl-tRNA biosynthesis. Alanyl-tRNA synthetase (AlaRS) catalyzes synthesis of Ala-tRNA (Ala) and hydrolysis of mis-acylated Ser- and Gly-tRNA (Ala) at 2 different catalytic sites. Their role is not confined to catalyze the attachment of amino acids to transfer RNAs and thereby establish the rules of genetic code by virtue of matching the nucleotide triplet of anticodon with cognate amino acid. Under apoptotic conditions in cell culture, the full-length enzyme is secreted, and the two cytokine activities can be generated by leukocyte elastase, an extracellular protease. Secretion of this tRNA synthetase may contribute to apoptosis both by arresting translation and producing needed cytokines. This protein could be an attractive target of drugs against bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections. 

Mouse AARS / alanyl-tRNA synthetase References
  • Wakasugi K, et al. (1999) Two Distinct Cytokines Released from a Human Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase. Science. 284 (5411): 147-51.
  • Sokabe M, et al. (2009) The structure of alanyl-tRNA synthetase with editing domain. Proc Natl Acad Sci . 106 (27): 11028-33.
  • Skupinska M, et al. (2009) AARS--the etiological factor and the attractive target of many disorders. Postepy Biochem. 55 (4): 373-84.
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