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Recombinant Rat CLEC4F/CLECSF13 Protein

£536.00£1,191.00 excluding VAT

SKU FAS-030313-P Category Tag

CLEC4F, a member of C-type lectins, was firstly purified from rat liver extract with high binding affinity to fucose, galactose and N-acetylgalactosamine, and un-sialylated glucosphingolipids with GalNAc or Gal terminus. However, the biological functions of CLEC4F have not been elucidated. Histochemical staining showed that mouse CLEC4F(mCLEC4F) is only expressed on F4/80+ cells localized in liver, and is undetectable in bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, or other tissues in adult mice. However, mCLEC4F is detected in the liver of embryonic day 11.5 (E11.5), which is 1.5 day earlier than the formation of liver (E10) and is 3.5 day earlier than the formation of bone marrow (E15-16). Moreover, recombinant mCLEC4F.Fc binds to alpha-galactoceramide in a Ca++-dependent manner, and both galactose and ceramide can partially inhibit CLEC4F.Fc binding to alpha-galactoceramide. Interestingly, mCLEC4F-deficient (mCEC4F k/o) mice produced far less cytokines than wild type littermates after intravenous injection ofalpha-galactoceramide. This suggests that mCLEC4F is not only a specific marker for Kupffer cells, but is also critical for the presentation of glycolipid antigen to NKT cells.

Size

50µg

Active Protein
Activity
Protein Construction

A DNA sequence encoding the rat CLEC4F(NP_446205.1) (Arg70-Ser550) was expressed with two additional amino acids (Gly & Pro) at the N-terminus.

Sequence

Arg70-Ser550

Fusion Tag
Accession

NP_446205.1

Species

Rat

Expressed Host

HEK293 Cells

Shipping

This product is provided as lyophilized powder which is shipped with ice packs.

Purity

> 95 % as determined by reducing SDS-PAGE.

Endotoxin

< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method

Stability and Storage

Generally, lyophilized proteins are stable for up to 12 months when stored at -20 to -80℃. Reconstituted protein solution can be stored at 4-8℃ for 2-7 days. Aliquots of reconstituted samples are stable at < -20℃ for 3 months.

Mol Mass

53.7 kDa

AP Mol Mass

63-68 kDa

Formulation

Lyophilized from sterile PBS, pH 7.4

Research Areas
Reconstitution

Please refer to the printed manual for detailed information.

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