Recombinant CCL28 (MEC), biotinylated
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CCL28, also known as Mucosae-associated Epithelial Chemokine (MEC), is secreted by gastrointestinal and non-intestinal mucosal cells. It regulates chemotaxis of cells expressing surface receptors CCR3 and CCR10. This chemokine is constitutively expressed in the colon, but its levels can be increased by pro-inflammatory cytokines and certain bacterial products implying a role in effector cell recruitment to sites of epithelial injury. CCL28 has also been implicated in the migration of IgA-expressing cells to the mammary gland, salivary gland, intestine and other mucosal tissues. It has also been shown as a potential antimicrobial agent effective against certain pathogens, such as Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria and the fungus Candida albicans.
Source: Recombinant human CCL28, produced in E. coli, corresponds to aa 23- 127 (accession no. Q9NRJ3).
Protein Sequence: ILPIASSCCTEVSHHISRRLLERVNMCRIQRADGDCDLAAVILHVKRRR ICVSPHNHTVKQWMKVQAAKKNGKGNVCHRKKHHGKRNSNRAHQG KHETYGHKTPY
Molecular Mass: 14.3kDa by Mass Spec.
Activity: EC50 = 40-60nM determined by Migration Assay of recombinant cells expressing CCR10.
Endotoxin Level: <0.01 EU per 1ug of protein by LAL method. Form: Lyophilized. Carrier Protein: None.
PREPARATION AND STORAGE
Reconstitution: Centrifuge tube prior to resuspending. Recommended at 100ug/ml in sterile distilled water.
Stability and Storage: 12 months from date of receipt, -20°C to -70°C, as supplied.
1 month, -20°C to -70°C, under sterile conditions after reconstitution. Best if used immediately after reconstitution.
Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
For in vitro investigational use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.