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|Product Name||CFD, 26-253aa, Human|
|Amino Acid Sequence||MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MILGGREAEA HARPYMASVQ LNGAHLCGGV LVAEQWVLSA AHCLEDAADG KVQVLLGAHS LSQPEPSKRL YDVLRAVPHP DSQPDTIDHD LLLLQLSEKA TLGPAVRPLP WQRVDRDVAP GTLCDVAGWG IVNHAGRRPD SLQHVLLPVL DRATCNRRTH HDGAITERLM CAESNRRDSC KGDSGGPLVC GGVLEGVVTS GSRVCGNRKK PGIYTRVASY AAWIDSVLA|
|Background||CFD, also known as adipsin, is involved in the alternative complement pathway of the complement system where it cleaves factor B. This protein is a member of the trypsin family of peptidases. It is a component of the alternative complement pathway best known for its role in humoral suppression of infectious agents. It is also a serine protease that is secreted by adipocytes into the bloodstream. Finally, it has a high level of expression in fat, suggesting a role for adipose tissue in immune system biology. Recombinant human CFD protein, fused to His-tag at N-terminus, was expressed in E.coli.|
|Concentration||0.5 mg/ml (determined by Bradford assay)|
|Form||Liquid, in 20mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH 8.0) containing 0.15M NaCl, 10% glycerol, 1mM DTT|
|Intended Use||For Research Use Only|
|Molecular Weight||15.4kDa (136aa), confirmed by MALDI-TOF|
|NCBI Accession #||NP_001919|
|Purity||> 85% by SDS-PAGE|
|References||Narayana SV. et al. (1994) J Mol Biol. 235:695-708.
Ronti T. et al. (2006) Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 64:355-365.
|Storage||Can be stored at +4C short term (1-2 weeks). For long term storage, aliquot and store at -20C or -70C. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing cycles.|
|Synonyms||Complement factor D, DF, AND, PFD, ADIPSIN|
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