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Recombinant Mouse CD40 Ligand Protein

   
CD40 Ligand  

CD40L or CD154 is a membrane glycoprotein and differentiation antigen expressed on the surface of T-cells. The CD40 ligand stimulates B-cell proliferation and secretion of all immunoglobulin isotypes in the presence of cytokines. CD40 ligand has been shown to induce cytokine production and tumoricidal activity in peripheral blood monocytes. It also costimulates proliferation of activated T-cells and this is accompanied by the production of IFN-gamma, TNF-alpha, and IL2. Recombinant Mouse CD40 ligand is a non-glycosylated polypeptide chain.

 

Recombinant mouse CD40L is fully biologically active when compared to standard. The ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent proliferation of T-47D cells is 1.48 ug/ml.

         
149 αα 16.4 kDa P27548
>98% E. coli -20oC


Physical Appearance

Sterile Filtered white lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.

Formulation

Lyophilized from a sterile concentrated solution (1 mg/ml) with 10mM Sodium Phosphate 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 0.1 mg/ml, which can be further diluted into other aqueous solutions.

Stability

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

Endotoxin Level

Endotoxin level is < 0.01ng/ug or <0.1EU/ug.

Protein Content determined by

UV spectroscopy at 280 nm. Analysis by RP-HPLC calibrated against a known standard. Quantitation on SDS-PAGE against a known standard.

Alternative Names

IGM, TRAP, HIGM1, CD40L, tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily, member 5 (hyper-IgM syndrome), TNFSF5,  IMD3, CD154, tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily member 5, gp39, CD40 antigen ligand, T-B cell-activating molecule, TNF-related activation protein, T-BAM, T-cell antigen Gp39, Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 5, CD40-L, CD154 antigen

AA Sequence

MQRGDEDPQI AAHVVSEANS NAASVLQWAK KGYYTMKSNL VMLENGKQLT VKREGLYYVY TQVTFCSNRE PSSQRPFIVG LWLKPSSGSE RILLKAANTH SSSQLCEQQS VHLGGVFELQ AGASVFVNVT EASQVIHRVG FSSFGLLKL

 

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