PDGF-C Protein, Mouse, Recombinant (Fc Tag): Product Information
> 80 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method
1. Measured by its binding ability in a functional ELISA. 2. Immobilized mouse PDGF-C (Cat:50458-M01H) at 10 μg/mL (100 μl/well) can bind human PDGFRA (Cat:10556-H08H), The EC50 of human PDGFRA (Cat:10556-H08H) is 0.71 μg/mL. 3. Measured in a cell proliferation assay using Balb/3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblast cells. The ED50 for this effect is typically 0.5-2 μg/mL.
A DNA sequence encoding the receptor-binding form of mouse PDGFC (Q8CI19) (Val 235-Gly 345) was fused with the Fc region of human IgG1 at the N-terminus.
The recombinant mouse PDGFC/Fc is a disulfide-linked homodimeric protein. The reduced monomer consists of 372 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 40.9 kDa. In SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions, the apparent molecular mass of rmPDGFC/Fc monomer is approximately 46 kDa.
Lyophilized from sterile PBS, pH 7.4 1. Normally 5 % - 8 % trehalose, mannitol and 0.01% Tween80 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.
Please refer to the specific buffer information in the hard copy of CoA.
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.
Stability & Storage
Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -70℃ 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.
PDGF-C is a member of the PDGF/VEGF family of growth factors with a unique domain organization and expression pattern. Platelet-derived growth factor receptors (PDGFRs) are catalytic receptors that have intracellular tyrosine kinase activity. They have roles in the regulation of many biological processes including embryonic development, angiogenesis, cell proliferation and differentiation, and contribute to the pathophysiology of some diseases, including cancer. There are two isoforms of the PDGFR receptor; PDGFRalpha and PDGFRbeta, which can form homo- or heterodimers. The endogenous PDGFR ligands are PDGF-A, -B, -C and -D, which induce receptor dimerization and transphosphorylation at specific tyrosine residues upon binding. This activates the intracellular kinase activity, initiating intracellular signaling through the MAPK, PI 3-K and PKCgamma pathways. PDGF-C acts as a specific ligand for alpha platelet-derived growth factor receptor homodimer, and alpha and beta heterodimer. Binding of this growth factor to its affinity receptor elicits a variety of cellular responses. PDGF-C Appears to be involved in the three stages of wound healing: inflammation, proliferation and remodeling. Involved in fibrotic processes, in which transformation of interstitial fibroblasts into myofibroblasts plus collagen deposition occurs.
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