CD98 Protein, Rat, Recombinant (His Tag)

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CD98 Protein, Rat, Recombinant (His Tag): Product Information

Purity
> 95 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Endotoxin
< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method
Activity
Testing in progress
Protein Construction
A DNA sequence encoding the rat SLC3A2 (Q794F9) (Ala100-Ala527) was expressed with a polyhistidine tag at the N-terminus.
Accession#
Expressed Host
HEK293 Cells
Species
Rat
Predicted N Terminal
His
Molecule Mass
The recombinant rat SLC3A2 comprises 448 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 49.7 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of the protein is approximately 58 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Formulation
Lyophilized from sterile PBS, pH 7.4
1. Normally 5 % - 8 % trehalose, mannitol and 0.01% Tween80 are added as protectants before lyophilization. Specific concentrations are included in the hardcopy of COA.
2. Please contact us for any concerns or special requirements.
Please refer to the specific buffer information in the hard copy of CoA.
Shipping
In general, recombinant proteins are provided as lyophilized powder which are shipped at ambient temperature.
Bulk packages of recombinant proteins are provided as frozen liquid. They are shipped out with blue ice unless customers require otherwise.
Stability & Storage
Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -20℃ to -80℃
Store it under sterile conditions at -20℃ to -80℃. It is recommended that the protein be aliquoted for optimal storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Reconstitution
A hardcopy of COA with reconstitution instruction is sent along with the products. Please refer to it for detailed information.

CD98 Protein, Rat, Recombinant (His Tag): Images

CD98 Background Information

4F2 cell-surface antigen heavy chain, also known as 4F2 heavy chain antigen, Lymphocyte activation antigen 4F2 large subunit, CD98, SLC3A2 and MDU1, is a single-pass type I I membrane protein which belongs to the SLC3A transporter family. SLC3A2 / MDU1 is expressed ubiquitously in all tissues tested with highest levels detected in kidney, placenta and testis and weakest level in thymus. During gestation, expression in the placenta is significantly stronger at full-term than at the mid-trimester stage. SLC3A2 / MDU1 is expressed in HUVECS and at low levels in resting peripheral blood T-lymphocytes and quiescent fibroblasts. It is expressed in fetal liver and in the astrocytic process of primary astrocytic gliomas. SLC3A2 / MDU1 is also expressed in retinal endothelial cells and in the intestinal epithelial cell line Caco2-BBE. SLC3A2 / MDU1 is required for the function of light chain amino-acid transporters. It involved in sodium-independent, high-affinity transport of large neutral amino acids such as phenylalanine, tyrosine, leucine, arginine and tryptophan. SLC3A2 / MDU1 is involved in guiding and targeting of LAT1 and LAT2 to the plasma membrane. When associated with SLC7A6 or SLC7A7, SLC3A2 / MDU1 acts as an arginine/glutamine exchanger, following an antiport mechanism for amino acid transport, influencing arginine release in exchange for extracellular amino acids. SLC3A2 / MDU1 plays a role in nitric oxide synthesis in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) via transport of L-arginine. It is required for normal and neoplastic cell growth. When associated with SLC7A5/LAT1, SLC3A2 / MDU1 is also involved in the transport of L-DOPA across the blood-brain barrier, and that of thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) across the cell membrane in tissues such as placenta.
Full Name
solute carrier family 3 (amino acid transporter heavy chain), member 2
References
  • Torrents D. et al., 1998, J Biol Chem. 273: 32437-45.
  • Pfeiffer R. et al., 1999, EMBO J. 18: 49-57.
  • Broeer A. et al., 2000, Biochem J. 349: 787-95.
  • Yanagida O. et al., 2001, Biochim Biophys Acta. 1514: 291-302.
  • Broeer A. et al., 2001, Biochem J. 355: 725-31.
  • Fort J. et al., 2007, J Biol Chem. 282: 31444-52.
  • Mayya V. et al., 2009, Sci Signal. 2: RA46-RA46.
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