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|Product Name||RBP2, 1-134aa, Human|
|Amino Acid Sequence||MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MGSHMTRDQN GTWEMESNEN FEGYMKALDI DFATRKIAVR LTQTKVIDQD GDNFKTKTTS TFRNYDVDFT VGVEFDEYTK SLDNRHVKAL VTWEGDVLVC VQKGEKENRG WKQWIEGDKL YLELTCGDQV CRQVFKKK|
|Background||RBP2 is an abundant protein present in the small intestinal epithelium. It is thought to participate in the uptake and/or intracellular metabolism of vitamin A. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin necessary for growth, reproduction, differentiation of epithelial tissues, and vision. RBP2 may also modulate the supply of retinoic acid to the nuclei of endometrial cells during the menstrual cycle. Recombinant human RBP2 protein, fused to His-tag at N-terminus, was expressed in E.coli and purified by using conventional chromatography techniques.|
|Concentration||0.25 mg/ml (determined by Bradford assay)|
|Form||Liquid, in 20mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH 8.0) containing 0.15M NaCl,50% glycerol, 2mM DTT|
|Intended Use||For Research Use Only|
|Molecular Weight||17.2kDa (166aa) confirmed by MALDI-TOF|
|NCBI Accession #||NP_004155|
|Purity||> 95% by SDS-PAGE|
|References||Zhang L, E X, et al. (2002). Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 282(6):G1079-87.
Chan SW, et al. (2001). J Biol Chem. 276(30):28402-12.
|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||Retinol-binding protein 2, CRABP-II, CRBP2, CRBPII, RBPC2|
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