Rat GDNF Recombinant Protein (Animal Free) LyophilizedIRTGDNFRAFLY2UG
Rat GDNF Recombinant Protein (Animal Free) Lyophilized from Innovative Research has been recombinantly produced in E. coli. This is a Lyophilized protein buffered in with a purity of ? 98% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses..
- Species: Rat
- Target: Gdnf
- Purity: ? 98% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.
- Source: E. coli
- Storage Conditions: The recombinant protein is stable for at least 2 years from date of receipt at -20°C. Reconstituted protein is stable for at least 3 months when stored in working aliquots with a carrier protein at -20°C. As with any protein, exposing the recombinant protein to repeated freeze / thaw cycles is not recommended. When working with proteins care should be taken to keep recombinant protein at a cool and stable temperature.
GDNF is a disulfide-linked, homodimeric neurotrophic factor structurally related to Artemin, Neurturin and Persephin. These proteins belong to the cysteine-knot superfamily of growth factors that assume stable dimeric protein structures. GDNF signals through a multicomponent receptor system, composed of a RET and one of the four GFR? (?1-?4) receptors. GDNF specifically promotes dopamine uptake and survival, and morphological differentiation of midbrain neurons. Using a Parkinson’s disease mouse model, GDNF has been shown to improve conditions such as bradykinesia, rigidity, and postural instability. The functional rat GDNF ligand is a disulfide-linked homodimer consisting of two 15 kDa polypeptide chains called monomers. Each monomer contains seven conserved cysteine residues, including Cys-101, which is used for inter-chain disulfide bridging, and others that are involved in the intramolecular ring formation known as the cysteine-knot configuration. The calculated molecular weight of Recombinant Rat GDNF is 30.0 kDa.
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