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Recombinant Human GM2A Protein (Baculovirus, His Tag)

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GM2A (GM2 ganglioside activator), is a lipid transfer protein which belongs to the ML domain family. GM2A can accommodate several single chain phospholipids and fatty acids. It also exhibits some calcium-independent phospholipase activity. GM2A binds gangliosides and stimulates ganglioside GM2 degradation. It stimulates only the breakdown of ganglioside GM2 and glycolipid GA2 by beta-hexosaminidase A. GM2A acts as a substrate specific co-factor for the lysosomal enzyme β-hexosaminidase A. β-hexosaminidase A, together with GM2 ganglioside activator, catalyzes the degradation of the ganglioside GM2, and other molecules containing terminal N-acetyl hexosamines. It extracts single GM2 molecules from membranes and presents them in soluble form to beta-hexosaminidase A for cleavage of N-acetyl-D-galactosamine and conversion to GM3. Defects in GM2A are the cause of GM2-gangliosidosis type AB (GM2GAB), also known as Tay-Sachs disease AB variant.

Size

50µg

Active Protein
Activity
Protein Construction

A DNA sequence encoding the human GM2A (AAA35907.1) (Met 1-Ile 193) was fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.

Sequence

Met 1-Ile 193

Fusion Tag

C-His

Accession

AAA35907.1

Species

Human

Expressed Host

Baculovirus-Insect Cells

Shipping

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

Purity

> 96 % 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

19.8 kDa

AP Mol Mass
Formulation

Lyophilized from sterile 20mM Tris, 500mM NaCl, pH 7.4, 10% gly

Research Areas
Reconstitution

Please refer to the printed manual for detailed information.

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