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Rat GPT2 Protein (His Tag)

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Rat Gpt2 Protein Product Information
Synonym:ALT2, Cc2-5, Gpt2
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the rat Gpt2 (NP_001012057.1) (Met 1-Ser 522) with a C-terminal polyhistidine tag was expressed.
Expressed Host:Baculovirus-Insect 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.
Rat Gpt2 Protein 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:Met 1
Molecule Mass:The recombinant rat Gpt2 comprises 532 amino acids with a predicted molecular mass of 55 kDa. It migrates as an approximately 48 kDa band in reduced SDS-PAGE.
Formulation:Lyophilized from sterile 50mM Tris, 100mM NaCl, pH 8.0, 10% glycerol, 0.5mM TCEP
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.
Rat Gpt2 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.
Rat Gpt2 Protein SDS-PAGE
Rat GPT2 Protein (His Tag) SDS-PAGE
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GPT2 Background

Alanine aminotransferase (ALT), also known as glutamate pyruvate transaminase (Gpt), is a pyridoxal enzyme which catalyses the reversible interconversion of L-alanine and 2-oxoglutalate to pyruvate and L-glutamate, and plays a key role in the intermediary metabolism of glucose and amino acids. As a key enzyme for gluconeogenesis, Gpt is a widely-used serum marker for liver injury. Two ALT isoenzymes have been identified, ALT1 and ALT2 (GPT1 and GPT2), which are encoded by separate genes and share significant sequence homology, but differ in their expression patterns. Gpt1 is widely distributed and mainly expressed in intestine, liver, fat tissues, colon, muscle, and heart, in the order of high to low expression level, whereas Gpt2 expression is more restricted, mainly in liver, muscle, brain, and white adipose tissue. It has been reported that hepatic ALT2 protein is approximately four times higher in male rats than in female rats.

Rat GPT2 References
  • Matthews, C.C. et al., 2002, Genomics. 79: 445-450.
  • Jadhao, S.B. et al., 2004, Hepatology. 39: 1297-1302.
  • Schindhelm, R.K. et al., 2005, Eur. J.Clin. Invest. 35:369-374.
  • Lindblom, P. et al., 2007, Arch Biochem Biophys. 466 (1): 66-77.
  • Liu, al., 2008, Protein Expr Purif. 60 (2): 225-231.
  • Yang, R. Z. et al., 2009, Hepatology. 49 (2): 598-607.
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