CD16a Protein, Rat, Recombinant (His Tag)

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CD16a Protein, Rat, Recombinant (His Tag): Product Information

Purity
> 97 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Endotoxin
< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method
Activity
Measured by its binding ability in a functional ELISA.
Immobilized rat FCGR3A-His (Cat:80017-R08H) at 10 μg/ml (100 μl/well) can bind biotinylated human IgG1, The EC50 of biotinylated human IgG1 is 59.0-139.0 ng/ml.
Protein Construction
A DNA sequence encoding the rat FCGR3A (ABO70343.1) extracellular domain (Met 1-Pro 200) was expressed, fused with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.
Accession#
Expressed Host
HEK293 Cells
Species
Rat
Predicted N Terminal
Leu 22
Molecule Mass
The recombinant rat FCGR3A comprises 190 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 21.7 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of the rat FCGR3A is approximately 28-33 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions due to glycosylation.
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 -70℃
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.

CD16a Protein, Rat, Recombinant (His Tag): Images

CD16a Background Information

The Fc receptor with low affinity for IgG (FCGR3, or CD16) is encoded by 2 nearly identical genes, FCGR3A and FCGR3B, resulting in tissue-specific expression of alternative membrane-anchored isoforms. FCGR3A, it is also known as CD16a, encodes a transmembrane protein expressed on activated monocytes/macrophages, natural killer (NK) cells, and a subset of T cells. CD16a / FCGR3A is a receptor expressed on NK cells that facilitates antibody dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC) by binding to the Fc portion of various antibodies. CD16a / FCGR3A also has a broader function. CD16a / FCGR3A is directly involved in the lysis of some virus-infected cells and tumor cells by NK cells, independent of antibody binding. Cross-linking of CD16a / FCGR3A on NK cells resulted in increased intracellular Ca2+ levels and a cascade of biochemical events similar to those activated by the T cell receptor. CD16a / FCGR3A on human NK cells is a lysis receptor that mediates the direct killing of some virus infected and tumor cells, independent of antibody ligation.
Full Name
Fc fragment of IgG, low affinity IIIa, receptor (CD16a)
References
  • David Dornan, et al. Effect of FCGR2A and FCGR3A variants on CLL outcome. Blood. 2010 116: 4212-4222
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