Search Growth Factors & Cytokines By Gene Symbol

Recombinant Human MCP-2 (CCL8)

 » 


  To order products, check the corresponding boxes on the right and then click on add to cart.
Product Source Size Cat. No. Price
Recombinant Human MCP-2 (CCL8) E. coli25 µg Z100635 $70.00
250 µg Z100637 $550.00
1.0 mg Z100639 $1,200.00
Cat. No. Product Name Qty. Promo/% Off Amount
       
    Total: $0.00  
Did you know that from now until the end of July, the more abm products you buy, the more chances you have to win a Chromecast, a FitBit, and/or an iPad? Learn more about our Canada 150 abm prizes and special promotions on Cell lines, Tag Antibodies, and NGS Services.
*Notes about Promo Codes: For NON-DISCOUNT promo codes (i.e. free items or shipping) please enter them during check out in the Notes/Promo Code field. To enter a DISCOUNT promo code enter it into the corresponding box in the 'Promo/% Off' column and then click 'Update' for the given product. If the code is valid for that product the discount percentage will display in place of the box and the amount will become the discounted total for that product(s). If the code is not valid it will remain in the box, please double check the expiry and spelling, and if you feel the code should still be accepted please contact us.
Catalog Number Quantity Promotion Code (Optional)
   
Data Sheet
Print Version
Alternative Names Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-2, MCP2, HC14, C-C motif chemokine 8
Recombinant Human Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-2 (CCL8)
Description Monocyte chemotactic protein MCP-2 is a C-C chemokine. It shares over 60% amino acid identity with MCP-1 and MCP- 3 and has about 30% identity with other C-C chemokines MIP-1 alpha, RANTES, and MIP-1 beta. MCP-2 is chemotactic for and activates a wide variety of inflammatory cells, and its spectrum of action on leukocytes is similar to that of MCP-3, including monocytes, T lymphocytes, natural killer cells, basophils, mast cells, and eosinophils, but differs from MCP-1, which is not active on eosinophils. MCP-2 has been proposed to interact with multiple C-C chemokine receptors, including those used by MCP- 1 and MCP-3. However, since leukocytes express a multiplicity of chemokine receptors with promiscuous binding and functional properties, it is difficult to identify the receptors used by a given ligand on these cells.
Gene Symbol CCL8
Gene ID 6355
Accession No. P80075
Source E. coli
Appearance Lyophilized Powder
Molecular Weight 9.0 kDa
Endotoxin Level <1.0 EU/μg of recombinant protein as determined by the LAL method
Purity >95% as determined by SDS-PAGE
Gel Image Click To Enlarge
Bioactivity The ED(50) was determined by the dose-dependent proliferation of Jurkat cells and was found to be <0.05ng/mL.
Bioactivity Data Click To Enlarge
Formulation Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered 20 mM solution in PBS
Reconstitution A quick spin of the vial followed by reconstitution in distilled water to a concentration not less than 0.1 mg/mL. This solution can then be diluted into other buffers.
Storage The lyophilized protein is stable for at least one year from date of receipt at -70°C. Upon reconstitution, this cytokine can be stored in working aliquots at 2° - 8°C for one month, or at -20°C for six months, with a carrier protein without detectable loss of activity. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
Usage For research use only. Not for diagnostic or therapeutic use.
Product Documents
Product References
FAQs
Submit a new question:
  Question:
  Email:      
How are endotoxin levels measured?
1. For estimating the endotoxin levels; we use the LAL (Limulus Amebocyte Lysate) method: The lysate from horseshoe crab amebocytes clots in the presence of very low endotoxin. This reaction is the basis of the Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) assay which was approved by the FDA in 1970.

· Endotoxin is generally measured in Endotoxin Units per milliliter (EU/mL).

· For recombinant proteins: EU is reported per microgram of protein.

· One EU = 0.1-0.2 ng endotoxin/µg of protein.

· At abm, we do the LAL chromogenic assays that can detect down to 0.01 EU/ml.
With regard to the BSA levels in some Growth Factors and Cytokines, can you please provide an explanation as to why they are so high?
The amount of BSA, as part of the formulation of a protein, can vary considerably depending on how much BSA was deemed optimum/necessary for protein stability in combination with /in-lieu of - other possible additives. The aforementioned formulations are somewhat analogous to the “carrier” versions of many formulations from “R and D systems” that have as high as 50 µg of BSA per µg of the recombinant protein product. If, needed or desired, abm scientists can substitute BSA for other stabilizing additives for most formulations.
Are your Escherichia coli sourced growth factors: 1) Human derived materials free? 2) Recombinant proteins free?
Yes, all of abm's growth factors made in Escherichia coli using recombinant technology contain no human derived-products or other recombinant proteins. In the rare cases of BSA presence, this will be mentioned in the product's formulation.