Recombinant Rat Rantes Protein INQUIRY

Cat.No: RP-2386R
Cat# RP-2386R
Product Name Recombinant Rat Rantes Protein
Synonym Small inducible cytokine A5, CCL5, T-cell-specific RANTES protein, SIS-delta, T cell- specific protein P228, TCP228, chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 5, SISd, SCYA5, RANTES, D17S136E, MGC17164.
Background Regulated upon Activation, Normal T-cell Expressed, and Secreted or RANTES is an 8 kDa protein classified as a chemotactic cytokine or chemokine. It has recently been renamed CCL5. RANTES is chemotactic for T cells, eosinophils and basophils and plays an active role in recruiting leukocytes into inflammatory sites. With the help of particular cytokines (i.e. IL-2 and IFN-?) that are released by T cells, RANTES also induces the proliferation and activation of certain natural killer (NK) cells to form CHAK (CC-Chemokine-activated killer) cells. It is also a HIV-suppressive factor released from CD8+ T cells. This chemokine has been localized to chromosome 17 in humans.
Description Rantes Rat Recombinant produced in E.coli is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 68 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 7876 Dalton. The Rat Rantes is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.
Source E.coli
AA Sequence SPYGSDTTPC CFAYLSLALP RAHVKEYFYT SSKCSNLAVV FVTRRNRQVC ANPEKKWVQE YINYLEMS.
Purity >95.0% as determined by: (a) Analysis by RP-HPLC. (b) Analysis by SDS-PAGE.
Bioactivity The activity is determined by the ability to chemoattract total human lymphocytes and murine T-cells at a concentration between 1-10ng/ml corresponding to a Specific Activity of 100,000-1,000,000IU/mg.
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE Sterile Filtered White lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.
Formulation Lyophilized from a concentrated (1mg/ml) solution in water containing no additives.
Solubility It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Rantes in sterile 18MΩ-cm H2O not less than 100µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.
Storage Lyophilized Rat Rantes although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution Rat CCL5 should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C. For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.
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