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Rhesus SFTPD / SP-D / SFTP4 Protein (His Tag)

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Rhesus SFTPD Protein Product Information
Protein Construction:A DNA sequence encoding the rhesus SFTPD (NP_001035283.1) (Met 1-Phe 375) precursor was expressed with a C-terminal polyhistidine tag.
Expressed Host:Human 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.
Rhesus SFTPD 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:Asp 22
Molecule Mass:The recombinant rhesus SFTPD consists of 365 amino acids and has a calculated molecular mass of 36.8 kDa.
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.
Rhesus SFTPD 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.
Rhesus SFTPD Protein SDS-PAGE
Cynomolgus SFTPD / SP-D / SFTP4 Protein (His Tag) SDS-PAGE
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SFTPD / SP-D / SFTP4 Background

Surfactant pulmonary-associated protein D, also known as SFTPD and SP-D, is a member of the collectin family of C-type lectins that is synthesized in many tissues including respiratory epithelial cells in the lung, and contains one C-type lectin domain and one collagen-like domain. The polymorphic variation in the N-terminal domain of the SP-D molecule influences oligomerization, function, and the concentration of the molecule in serum. SFTPD is produced primarily by alveolar type II cells and nonciliated bronchiolar cells in the lung and is constitutively secreted into the alveoli where it influences surfactant homeostasis, effector cell functions, and host defense. It is upregulated in a variety of inflammatory and infectious conditions including Pneumocystis pneumonia and asthma. SFTPD is humoral molecules of the innate immune system, and is considered a functional candidate in chronic periodontitis. Besides it is involved in the development of acute and chronic inflammation of the lung. Several human lung diseases are characterized by decreased levels of bronchoalveolar SFTPD. Thus, recombinant SFTPD has been proposed as a therapeutical option for cystic fibrosis, neonatal lung disease and smoking-induced emphysema. Furthermore, SFTPD serum levels can be used as disease activity markers for interstitial lung diseases.

Rhesus SFTPD / SP-D / SFTP4 References
  • Leth-Larsen R, et al. (2005) A common polymorphism in the SFTPD gene influences assembly, function, and concentration of surfactant protein D. J Immunol. 174(3): 1532-8.
  • Moran AP, et al. (2005) Role of surfactant protein D (SP-D) in innate immunity in the gastric mucosa: evidence of interaction with Helicobacter pylori lipopolysaccharide. J Endotoxin Res. 11(6): 357-62.
  • Hartl D, et al. (2006) Surfactant protein D in human lung diseases. Eur J Clin Invest. 36(6): 423-35.
  • Krueger M, et al. (2006) Amino acid variants in Surfactant protein D are not associated with bronchial asthma. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 17(1): 77-81.
  • Glas J, et al. (2008) Increased plasma concentration of surfactant protein D in chronic periodontitis independent of SFTPD genotype: potential role as a biomarker. Tissue Antigens. 72(1): 21-8.
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