Human VEGFD HEK293 Overexpression Lysate

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Human VEGFD HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Product Information

Product Description
This Human VEGFD overexpression lysate was created in HEK293 Cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of VEGFD protein (Cat: 10557-H08H) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
Expression Host
HEK293 Cells
Species
Human
Sequence Information
A DNA sequence encoding the mature form of human VEGFD (NP_004460.1) corresponding to amino acid (Phe 93-Ser 201) was expressed with a C-terminal polyhistidine tag.
Molecule Mass
The recombinant mature form of human VEGFD consists of 120 amino acids and has a predicted molecular mass of 13.6 kDa. In SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions, it migrates with an apparent molecular mass of 20-22 kDa due to glycosylation.

Human VEGFD 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 VEGFD HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names

Human VEGF-D Overexpression Lysate; Human VEGFD Overexpression Lysate

VEGFD Background Information

Vascular endothelial growth factor D (VEGF-D), also known as C-fos induced growth factor (FIGF), belongs to the platelet-derived growth factor/vascular endothelial growth factor (PDGF/VEGF) family. FIGF protein is active in angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis, and endothelial cell growth. FIGF protein is secreted as a non-covelent homodimer in an antiparallel fashion. Human FIGF protein is expressed in adult lung, heart, muscle, and small intestine, and is most abundantly expressed in fetal lungs and skin. FIGF protein is structurally and functionally similar to VEGF-C. Therefore, FIGF protein binds and activates VEGFR-2 (Flk1) and VEGFR-3 (Flt4) receptors, and may particularly be involved in cancers, such as breast cancer, epithelial ovarian carcinoma and so on.
Full Name
c-fos induced growth factor (vascular endothelial growth factor D)
References
  • Avantaggiato V, et al. (1998) Embryonic expression pattern of the murine figf gene, a growth factor belonging to platelet-derived growth factor/vascular endothelial growth factor family. Mech Dev. 73(2):221-4.
  • Rocchigiani M, et al. (1998) Human FIGF: cloning, gene structure, and mapping to chromosome Xp22.1 between the PIGA and the GRPR genes. Genomics 47(2):207-16.
  • Karpanen T, et al. (2008) VEGF-D: a modifier of embryonic lymphangiogenesis. Blood. 112(5): 1547-8.
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