Human IGF2BP2 Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Product Information
This Human IGF2BP2 overexpression lysate was created in Baculovirus-Insect cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of IGF2BP2 protein (Cat: 11116-H20B) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
A DNA sequence encoding the human IGF2BP2 isoform 1 (Q9Y6M1-2) (Met 1-Lys 599) was fused with the N-terminal polyhistidine-tagged GST tag at the N-terminus.
The recombinant human IGF2BP2/GST chimera consists of 836 amino acids and has a calculated molecular mass of 94 kDa. It migrates as an approximately 90 kDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Human IGF2BP2 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 IGF2BP2 Baculovirus-Insect cells Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names
Human IMP-2 Overexpression Lysate; Human IMP2 Overexpression Lysate; Human VICKZ2 Overexpression Lysate
IGF2BP2 Background Information
Insulin-like growth factor 2 mRNA-binding protein 2 (IGF2BP2) is a member of the IGF-II mRNA-binding protein (IMP) family. IGF2BP2 is a member of a family of mRNA binding proteins that, collectively, have been shown to bind to several different mRNAs in mammalian cells, including one of the mRNAs encoding insulin-like growth factor-2. Insulin-like growth factor 2 mRNA-binding protein 2 (IGF2BP2) is involved in the stimulation of insulin action. IGF2BP2 / IMP2 is expressed in oocytes, granulosa cells of small and growing follicles, Leydig cells, spermatogonia and semen (at protein level). It is also expressed in testicular cancer (at protein level). It is expressed weakly in heart, placenta, skeletal muscle, bone marrow, colon, kidney, salivary glands, testis and pancreas. IGF2BP2 binds to the 5'-UTR of the insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2) mRNAs. This binding is isoform-specific. IGF2BP2 may regulate translation of target mRNAs.
insulin-like growth factor 2 mRNA binding protein 2
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