Recombinant Human Galectin-3
Galectin-3 belongs to the lectin family of carbohydrate binding proteins. Galectin-3 is expressed by a wide range of cell types including activated T cells, tumor cells, macrophages, osteoclasts, fibroblasts, and epithelial cells. Galectin-3 has specific binding affinity for beta-galactoside sugar moieties and has functional roles during development, innate immunity, cell apoptosis, and tumor metastasis. Galectin-3 is associated with cancer, heart failure, stroke, and inflammation. The amino acid sequences of human and mouse Galectin-3 proteins share 80% homology.
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Centrifuge vial before opening. Suspend the product by gently pipetting the above recommended solution down the sides of the vial. DO NOT VORTEX. Allow several minutes for complete reconstitution. For prolonged storage, dilute to working aliquots in a 0.1% BSA solution, store at -80°C and avoid repeat freeze thaws.
|Alternate Names||Galactose-specific lectin-3, IgE-binding protein, MAC2, L-29, CPB-35|
|Source||Genetically modified E.coli|
|Predicted Molecular Mass||Monomer, 26.2 kDa (250 aa)|
|AA Sequence||MADNFSLHDA LSGSGNPNPQ GWPGAWGNQP AGAGGYPGAS YPGAYPGQAP PGAYPGQAPP GAYPGAPGAY PGAPAPGVYP GPPSGPGAYP SSGQPSATGA YPATGPYGAP AGPLIVPYNL PLPGGVVPRM LITILGTVKP NANRIALDFQ RGNDVAFHFN PRFNENNRRV IVCNTKLDNN WGREERQSVF PFESGKPFKI QVLVEPDHFK VAVNDAHLLQ YNHRVKKLNE ISKLGISGDI DLTSASYTMI|
|Formulation||Lyophilized from a 0.2 µm filtered solution containing 10 mM sodium phosphate, 50 mM sodium chloride, pH 7.5|
|Product Reconstitution||Sterile water at 0.1 mg/mL|
|Country of Origin||USA|
|Specification*||Method of Determination||Acceptance Criteria|
|Purity||Reducing and Non-Reducing SDS PAGE||≥ 95%|
|Endotoxin||Kinetic LAL||≤ 0.1 EU/µg|
|Biological Activity (ED50)||No biological activity data is available at this time||No biological activity data is available at this time|
*Lot-specific values for the above specifications are supplied with each product on its corresponding COA. The values provided here are minimum expected values to pass internal requirements.