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Recombinant Human MMP2
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|Alternative Names||MMP-2, 72 kDa type IV collagenase, 72 kDa gelatinase, Gelatinase A, TBE-1
Recombinant Human Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 (MMP2)
|Description||MMP-2 belongs to a family of endoproteases which need calcium and zinc in order to exert their catalytic capability (extracellular matrix remodeling). The elevated expression of these enzymes has been linked to many degenerative disorders, such as arthritis, cancer metastasis and skeletal growth-plate disorders. It has been shown that MMP-2 associates with many connective tissue cells as well as neutrophils, macrophages and monocytes.|
|Molecular Weight||62.0 kDa|
|Endotoxin Level||< 1.0 EU/μg of recombinant protein as determined by the LAL method.|
|Purity||>95% as determined by SDS-PAGE|
|Bioactivity||The ED(50) was determined by the dose-dependent proliferation of immortalized human pulmonary fibroblasts cells and was found to be <0.05ng/mL.|
|Formulation||Supplied as a 0.2 μm filtered solution in Tris, CaCl2, NaCl and Brij35|
|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.|
· 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.