Human Aminopeptidase A Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Product Information
This Human Aminopeptidase A overexpression lysate was created in Baculovirus-Insect cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of Aminopeptidase A protein (Cat: 10554-H07B) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
A DNA sequence encoding the human ENPEP (NP_001968.3) (Arg41-Gly957) was expressed with a polyhistide tag at the N-terminus.
The recombinant human ENPEP consists of 933 amino acids and has a calculated molecular mass of 107.2 kDa. The recombinant protein migrates as an approximately 115.5 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Human Aminopeptidase A Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Usage Guide
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.
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.
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.
Western Blot (WB) Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Human Aminopeptidase A Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names
Human APA Overexpression Lysate; Human CD249 Overexpression Lysate; Human ENPEP Overexpression Lysate; Human gp160 Overexpression Lysate
Aminopeptidase A Background Information
ENPEP, also known as aminopeptidase A, is a member of the peptidase M1 family. Members of this family are involved in response to cadmium ion and proteolysis. They located in 6 components and are expressed in 26 plant structures. ENPEP is expressed by epithelial cells of the proximal tubule cells and the glomerulus of the nephron. It also can be detected in a variety of other tissues. ENPEP probably plays a role in regulating growth and differentiation of early B-lineage cells. It also may play a role in the catabolic pathway of the renin-angiotensin system. ENPEP is a zinc-dependent membrane-bound aminopeptidase that catalyzes the cleavage of glutamatic and aspartatic amino acid residues from the N-terminus of polypeptides. It degrades vasoconstricting angiotensin II into angiotensin III and therefore helps to regulate blood pressure.
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