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Recombinant Human SHH Protein

   
Sonic Hedgehog   Recombinant Human Sonic Hedgehog is a member of a small group of secreted proteins that are essential for development in both vertebrates and invertebrates. Three mammalian hedgehog genes (sonic, desert, Indian) share about 60% homology. The Cys at position 25 has been substituted with Ile. Human SHH is a non-glycosylated polypeptide.    Human recombinant Sonic Hedgehog is biologically active as compared to a standard. The ED50, measured by the dose-dependent induction of alkaline phosphatase production by C3H/10T1/2 fibroblasts, is 750ng/ml.
         

 

175 αα 19.7 kDa Q15465 >97% E. coli -20oC


Physical Appearance

Sterile Filtered white lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.

Formulation

Lyophilized from 50 mM KP, 300 mM KCl, pH 7.5.

Reconstitution

Centrifuge vial before opening. When reconstituting the product, gently pipet and wash down the sides of the vial to ensure full recovery of the protein into solution. It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized product with sterile water at a concentration of 0.1mg/ml, which can be further diluted into other aqueous solutions.

Stability

Lyophilized product is very stable at -20°C. Reconstituted material should be aliquoted and frozen at -20°C.  It is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA) for long term storage.

Endotoxin Level

Endotoxin level as measured by LAL is <0.01ng/ug or <0.1EU/ug.

Protein Content as determined by

UV spectroscopy at 280 nm. Quantitation on SDS-PAGE against a known standard.

Alternative Names

Sonic Hedgehog, Shh, HGG1

AA Sequence

IIGPGRGFG KRRHPKKLTP LAYKQFIPNV AEKTLGASGR YEGKISRNSE RFKELTPNYN PDIIFKDEEN TGADRLMTQR CKDKLNALAI SVMNQWPGVK LRVTEGWDED GHHSEESLHY EGRALDITTS DRDRSKYGML ARLAVEAGFD WVYYESKAHI HCSVKAENSV AAKSGG

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