Recombinant Human NTF3

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Cat. No. Z100745
Name Recombinant Human NTF3
Description NT-3 is found in neurons of the central nervous system. NT-3 is expressed also in muscles and its expression is down-regulated in denervated muscles. Many human gliomas express and secrete NT-3 into the conditioned medium. Some protein domains of NT-3 are identical with those of NGF and BDNF. NT-3 selectively supports the survival of neuronal cell populations. NT-3 has been shown recently to prevent death of cultured embryonic rat spinal motor neurons at picomolar concentrations. NT-3 has been shown to enhance sprouting of corticospinal tract during development and after adult spinal cord lesion. The activities of NT-3 and BDNF are additive in some systems. The biological activities of NT-3 are mediated by a receptor belonging to the trk family of receptors with intrinsic tyrosine-specific protein kinase activity. NT-3 only binds weakly to the trk receptor which is a high-affinity receptor for NGF.
Organism Human (H. sapiens)
Unit quantity 10 µg
Family Neuritin/NGF-β/NOTCH Families
Aliases NT-3, HDNF, Nerve growth factor 2, NGF-2, Neurotrophic factor
Recombinant Human Neurotrophin-3 (NTF3)
Gene Symbol NTF3
Gene ID 4908
Accession Number P20783
Source E. coli
Species Human (H. sapiens)
Appearance Lyophilized Powder
Molecular Weight 14 kDa
Endotoxin Level <1.0 EU/µg of recombinant protein as determined by the LAL method.
Purity >95% as determined by SDS-PAGE
Formulation Recombinant NT-3 was lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered PBS solution pH 7.5.
Function The ED(50) was determined by the dose-dependent induction of choline acetyl transferase activity in rat basal forebrain primary septal cell cultures was found to be in the range of 10-50 ng/mL.
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.
Material Citation If use of this material results in a scientific publication, please cite the material in the following manner: Applied Biological Materials Inc, Cat. No. Z100745
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