Human B7-H4 HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Product Information
This Human B7-H4 overexpression lysate was created in HEK293 Cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of B7-H4 protein (Cat: 10738-H02H) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
A DNA sequence encoding the human VTCN1 (Q7Z7D3-1) (Phe29-Ala258) was expressed, fused with the Fc region of human IgG1 at the C-terminus.
The recombinant human VTCN1/Fc is a disulfide-linked homodimer. The reduced monomer comprises 471 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 52.3 kDa. The apparent molecular mass of the protein is approximately 66-76 kDa in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Human B7-H4 HEK293 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 B7-H4 HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names
Human B7-H4 Overexpression Lysate; Human B7h.5 Overexpression Lysate; Human B7H4 Overexpression Lysate; Human B7S1 Overexpression Lysate; Human B7X Overexpression Lysate; Human PRO1291 Overexpression Lysate; Human VCTN1 Overexpression Lysate
B7-H4 Background Information
V-set domain-containing T-cell activation inhibitor 1, also known as B7X, B7H4, B7S1, and VTCN1, is a single-pass type? membrane protein belonging to the B7 family of costimulatory proteins. These proteins are expressed on the surface of antigen-presenting cells and interact with ligands on T lymphocytes. They provide costimulatory signals that regulate T cell responses. A soluble form of B7H4 has also been detected. B7X / VTCN1 / B7H4 negatively regulates T-cell-mediated immune response by inhibiting T-cell activation, proliferation, cytokine production and development of cytotoxicity. When expressed on the cell surface of tumor macrophages, B7X / VTCN1 / B7H4 plays an important role, together with regulatory T-cells(Treg), in the suppression of tumor-associated antigen-specific T-cell immunity. B7X / VTCN1 / B7H4 is also involved in promoting epithelial cell transformation. This membrane protein can be up-regulated by IL6 / interleukin-6 and IL1 / interleukin-1 and inhibited by CSF2 / GM-CSF and IL4 / interleukin-4 on antigen-presenting cells.
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