Human Vinculin HEK293 Overexpression Lysate

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Human Vinculin HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Product Information

Product Description
This Human Vinculin overexpression lysate was created in HEK293 Cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of Vinculin protein (Cat: 10019-H08H) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
Expression Host
HEK293 Cells
Species
Human
Sequence Information
A DNA sequence encoding the human VCL (P18206-2) (Met 1-Gln 1066) was expressed, fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.
Molecule Mass
The recombinant human VCL consists of 1077 amino acids and has a calculated molecular mass of 118 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of rhVCL is approximately 115 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.

Human Vinculin HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Usage Guide

Preparation Method
Cell lysate was prepared by homogenization of the over-expressed cells in ice-cold modified RIPA Lysis Buffer with cocktail of protease inhibitors (Sigma). Cell debris was removed by centrifugation. Protein concentration was determined by Bradford assay (Bio-Rad protein assay, Microplate Standard assay). The cell lysate was boiled for 5 min in 1 x SDS loading buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 6.8, 12.5% glycerol, 1% sodium dodecylsulfate, 0.01% bromophenol blue) containing 5% b-mercaptoethanol, and lyophilized.
Lysis Buffer
Modified RIPA Lysis Buffer: 50 mM Tris-HCl pH 7.4, 150 mM NaCl, 1mM EDTA, 1% Triton X-100, 0.1% SDS, 1% Sodium deoxycholate, 1mM PMSF.
Recommend Usage
1.  Centrifuge the tube for a few seconds and ensure the pellet at the bottom of the tube. 2.  Re-dissolve the pellet using 200μL pure water and boil for 2-5 min.
Sample Buffer
1 X Sample Buffer (1 X modified RIPA buffer+1 X SDS loading buffer).
Stability & Storage
Store at 4℃ for up to twelve months from date of receipt. After re-dissolution, aliquot and store at -80℃ for up to twelve months. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Application
Western Blot (WB)
Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Human Vinculin HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names

Human CMD1W Overexpression Lysate; Human CMH15 Overexpression Lysate; Human HEL114 Overexpression Lysate; Human MV Overexpression Lysate; Human MVCL Overexpression Lysate

Vinculin Background Information

Vinculin (VCL) is a cytoskeletal protein that is closely related to both cell-matrix interactions and cell-cell junctions. VCL is a membrane-cytoskeletal protein in focal adhesion plaques that is involved in linkage of integrin adhesion molecules to the actin cytoskeleton. The protein contains an acidic N-terminal domain and a basic C-terminal domain separated by a proline-rich middle segment. This protein has multi-ligand properties and has been found to interact with a number of microfilament associated proteins, such as talin, a-actinin, and paxillin, which reportedly bind to either the head or tail domains of vinculin.
Full Name
vinculin
References
  • Massoumi R, et al. (2001) Leukotriene D(4) affects localisation of vinculin in intestinal epithelial cells via distinct tyrosine kinase and protein kinase C controlled events. J Cell Sci. 114(10): 1925-34.
  • Turner CE, et al. (1994) Primary sequence of paxillin contains putative SH2 and SH3 domain binding motifs and multiple LIM domains: identification of a vinculin and pp125Fak-binding region. J Cell Sci. 107 (6): 1583-91.
  • Strasser P, et al. (1993) Variable and constant regions in the C-terminus of vinculin and metavinculin: cloning and expression of fragments in E. coli. FEBS Lett. 317: 189-194.
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