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|Product Name||VAPB, 1-222aa, Human|
|Background||VAPB, also known as vesicle-associated membrane protein (VAMP)-associated protein B, is a type IV transmembrane protein and member of the VAP family of proteins. This protein may play a role in vesicle trafficking. It is found in plasma and intracellular vesicle membranes as a homodimer and heterodimer with VAPA, and interacts with VAMP1 and VAMP2. Defects in VAPB are a cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 8 and spinal muscular atrophy autosomal dominant Finkel type. Recombinant human VAPB protein, fused to His-tag at N-terminus, was expressed in E.coli and purified by using conventional chromatography.|
|Synonyms||Vesicle-associated membrane protein-associated protein B/C, ALS8, VAMP-B, VAMP-C, VAP-B, VAP-C|
|Amino Acid Sequence||MGSSHHHHHH SSGLVPRGSH MAKVEQVLSL EPQHELKFRG PFTDVVTTNL KLGNPTDRNV CFKVKTTAPR RYCVRPNSGI IDAGASINVS VMLQPFDYDP NEKSKHKFMV QSMFAPTDTS DMEAVWKEAK PEDLMDSKLR CVFELPAEND KPHDVEINKI ISTTASKTET PIVSKSLSSS LDDTEVKKVM EECKRLQGEV QRLREENKQF KEEDGLRMRK TVQSNSPISA LAPTGKEEGL ST|
|Molecular Weight||42.1 kDa (403aa) confirmed by MALDI-TOF (molecular weight on SDS-PAGE will appear higher)|
|Concentration||1.0 mg/ml ( determined by Bradford assay )|
|Form||Liquid, in 20mM Tris-HCl buffer (pH8.0) containing 10% glycerol, 0.1M NaCl|
|Purity||> 90% by SDS-PAGE|
|NCBI Accession #||NP_004729|
|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.|
|Intended Use||For Research Use Only|
|References||Nishimura AL, et al. (2004), Am J Hum Genet., 75(5):822-31.
Hamamoto I., et al. (2005). J Virol., 79(21):13473-82.
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